100% OF OUR BSC (HONS) CHEMISTRY STUDENTS WERE SATISFIED WITH THEIR COURSE
NATIONAL STUDENT SURVEY 2017
Chemistry is involved in every part of our day-to-day lives – the medicines we take, the fuels we use, our food and clothing, even how we dispose of our waste.
Within this Chemistry degree, we place an emphasis on analytical chemistry and modern aspects of chemical science, to develop your ability to apply the principles of chemistry to your career pathway.
Our BSc (Hons) Chemistry course is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry for partially meeting the academic criteria for Chartered Chemist (CChem) status. This means that what you learn meets professional requirements and will make you a more attractive candidate to employers.
To enhance your skills and career potential, our Chemistry courses provide a depth of practical experience that employers find highly attractive.
Our Chemistry degree places an emphasis on analytical chemistry and modern aspects of chemical science to develop your ability to think logically and apply the principles of chemistry to any area.
As well as traditional aspects of physical, inorganic, analytical and organic chemistry, you will also study biological chemistry, environmental chemistry, and organometallic chemistry. During the third year of your Chemistry course, you can undertake a practical research project of your choice, under the supervision of an academic member of staff.
Year One: Chemistry Degree
- Biological Chemistry
- Your Skills, Your Future
- Organic Chemistry
- Physical Chemistry
- Environmental Chemistry
- Fundamental Inorganic Chemistry
Year Two: Chemistry Degree
- Heterocyclic Chemistry and an Introduction to Drug Design
- Analytical Chemistry
- Physical Chemistry 2
- Synthetic Organic Chemistry
- Inorganic Chemistry 2
Year Three: Chemistry Degree
- Chemistry Project
- Advanced Analytical Chemistry
- Advanced Physical Chemistry
- Advanced Organic Chemistry
- Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
The Chemistry programme is taught by highly experienced staff through lectures, tutorials and practical work. A typical week involves six lectures, ten to twelve hours of practical work, plus some small group tutorials. Self directed study plays a part in all modules and you will be supported by using the University’s virtual learning environment.