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BSc (Hons)Chemistry

Northumbria University
United Kingdom, Newcastle
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Overview

Chemistry at Northumbria will give you a thorough foundation in core chemistry, together with a range of options including nanotechnology, green technologies, drug chemistry, and computer-aided molecular design. A final year research project will cement your learning, giving you the knowledge, independent critical-thinking and problem-solving skills needed to become a well-rounded chemist in this fast-paced industry, or continue on into academia.

Learning from research active staff at the forefront of the subject, you will gain hands-on practical experience in our state-of-the-art laboratories that offer an authentic learning experience. Accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry, and with the opportunity to take a year in industry, Chemistry will give you the professional, transferrable and research skills to prepare you for a career in research, teaching or industry.

Programme structure

Your course in brief

Year 1

You will be introduced to key concepts in modern chemistry and begin to develop analytical, professional and practical laboratory skills.

Year 2

By examining the more challenging core themes of chemistry you will increase in confidence in both analysis and application of their key concepts. Additionally you will study chemical information sciences, explore more deeply the world of applied and industrial chemistry and continue to develop your laboratory, investigational and professional skills.

Year 3

You will have the opportunity to spend a year in industry, developing commercial knowledge and enhancing your job prospects.

Year 4

You will study advanced core chemistry, developing the inorganic, organic, physical and analytical themes from earlier years and also focus your studies in chosen areas through the selection of specialist option modules and the completion of a substantial laboratory based investigational research project.

Career opportunities

You will graduate with the applied knowledge, strong practical laboratory and research skills needed to enter a career in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries or continue on to PhD study.

Throughout the course and during your placement year you will also develop skills appreciated by employers, not only in traditional chemistry roles, but across the board. You will cultivate the ability to think analytically, develop excellent problem-solving, logic and critical thinking skills, and an an eye for detail. Previous Northumbria graduates have found employment in areas as diverse as teaching, business and management, finance, law and retail.

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