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BSc (Hons)Chemistry

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Overview

Chemistry is a central science, and a qualification in this subject will offer a variety of employment opportunities. The objective of this programme is to provide a broad-based education in all four branches of chemistry. A major emphasis throughout the programme is the development of students’ problem solving and transferable skills.

Programme structure

Year 1
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Investigative Methodology 1 (15 credits)
Inorganic Chemistry (15 credits)
Organic Chemistry (15 credits)
Physical Chemistry (15 credits)
Analytical Chemistry (30 credits)
Practical and Professional Skills – Chemistry (30 credits)

Year 2
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Research and Professional Skills (15 credits)
Further Inorganic Chemistry (15 credits)
Further Organic Chemistry (15 credits)
Further Physical Chemistry (15 credits)
Intermediate Chemistry (30 credits)
Instrumental Analysis (15 credits)
Green Chemistry (15 credits)

Year 3
Option Set 1
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (15 credits)
Advanced Inorganic Materials Analysis (15 credits)
Advanced Organic Chemistry 1 (Stereochemistry and Mechanisms) (15 credits)
Advanced Spectroscopy, Thermodynamics and Quantum Mechanics (15 credits)
Project – Chemistry (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Advanced Organic Chemistry 2 (Synthetic Organic Chemistry) (15 credits)
Applied Physical Chemistry (15 credits)

Option Set 2
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (15 credits)
Advanced Inorganic Materials Analysis (15 credits)
Advanced Organic Chemistry 1 (Stereochemistry and Mechanisms) (15 credits)
Advanced Spectroscopy, Thermodynamics and Quantum Mechanics (15 credits)
Project – Chemistry (30 credits)

Students are also required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Chemometrics and Informatics (15 credits)
Advanced Instrumental Analysis (15 credits)

Career opportunities

Chemistry is a central science, and a qualification in this subject will offer a wide variety of career opportunities in research and development, teaching, the chemical and pharmaceutical industries (production development, analytical science, quality assurance and information science), forensic science, environmental pollution, and health and safety.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States