Chemistry in the UK

UK Chemistry Courses

Introduction to Chemistry

Studying Chemistry at a UK university will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to fulfil an exciting career in research and development. Undergraduate Chemistry modules include modern chemistry fundamentals, organic, physical and inorganic chemistry, mathematics, the living earth, all of which will incorporate organic, physical, structural and bio-chemistry.

All UK universities offering chemistry have state of the art professional labs, providing the best practical experience available. Teaching staff are industry proven experts and researchers in their field, while skills such as project management, communication and enhanced problem solving will be developed.

Chemistry is a constantly evolving subject that pushes the boundaries of what is possible in the areas of science, engineering and medicine. Whether studying the biology of human life, working alongside scientists or impacting on breakthrough technology, a Chemistry degree will help you influence the world we live in.

Graduate Chemistry Careers

Chemistry graduates often find employment in the research and development sector, with specific roles in pharmaceuticals, healthcare and engineering all popular. The transferable skills taught throughout your degree also see many students move into management, teaching and journalism. Starting salaries for chemistry graduates are also often among the best upon leaving full time education.

Chemistry Entry Requirements

  • Undergraduate Entry Requirements
    • Successful completion of minimum one year's Bachelor’s from a recognized university with a minimum 65%.
  • Postgraduate Entry Requirements
    • Applicants with a four-year undergraduate degree (for example, BA/BSC Hons) can apply for direct entry onto a postgraduate course.
  • 2:2 Honors Degree or Above
    • 4 year BA/BSc with min 2.5 GPA or MA/MSc 2nd Division (min 62.5% following a 2 year BA/BSc).
  • 2:1 honors degree or above
    • 4 year BA/BSc with min 3.0 GPA or MA/MSc 1st Division (above 75% following a 2 year BA/BSc)
  • IELTS
    • 6.5 overall, with no lower than 6.0 in any one component.
  • Typical A-levels requirements
    • ABB including Chemistry and Mathematics.

Please note that entry requirements vary for each UK university. If you are interested in learning more about Entry Requirements, arrange your free consultation today.

Where can I study Chemistry?

To learn more about the best Chemistry courses in the UK, find details on the top ten ranking Chemistry universities in the Guardian University Guide 2019 below:

RankUniversityLocation
1 University of Oxford Oxford, England
2 University of Liverpool Liverpool, England
3 University of York York, England
4 Loughborough University Loughborough, England
5 University of Sussex Brighton, England
6 University of Durham Durham, England
7 University of Surrey Guildford, England
8 University of Manchester Manchester, England
9 University of Leeds Leeds, England
10 University of Nottingham Nottingham, England

 

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