University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Chemistry

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Course summary

Interested in developing chemical compounds? Curious about the structure of chemicals and the reactions they have with one another? Enter the fascinating world of Chemistry at Kent to gain the knowledge and practical skills to help tackle global challenges such as developing renewable energy and biomaterials and combating chemical warfare. Our distinctive programme includes a set of ‘chemistry in context’ modules where you can apply your knowledge to specific case studies - in our state of the art facilities - as well as the opportunity to work with our leading research teams on your own project. You also benefit from our expert careers advice to give you the best possible start with a strong focus on your future career and how to get you there. This degree is fully accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). Reasons to study Chemistry at Kent

  • For graduate prospects, Chemistry at Kent was ranked 5th in The Guardian University Guide 2022.
  • Our lecturers are both innovative teachers and active researchers. Their research underpins our teaching and ensures you learn about the latest thinking in the field.
  • Study a wide range of modules from core chemistry concepts to how it can help build a better world, with an introduction to chemistry and the environment.
  • Study abroad for a year or complete a professional placement to put into practice the skills you learn and make valuable industry contacts.
  • During your course you will have access to our fantastic industry-standard facilities, including a Raman spectrometer, two scanning electron microscopes (SEM), gas chromatography–mass spectrometry (GC-MS), high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) system.
  • Take a final-year research project which can help prepare you for further study including PhDs.
  • Join ChemSoc, the Chemistry Society for all budding chemists, and take part in a range of social and career-focused talks and activities.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
F107
Institution code:
K24
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Direct entry into Year 2 of this programme is considered on a case by case basis.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

Please visit our website for further information:

https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/how-to-apply/english-language-requirements.html


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
75%
Student satisfaction
65%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

All fees for 2023/24 are to be confirmed. Please see the programme page at www.kent.ac.uk for further information on fees and funding options.
Chemistry at University of Kent - UCAS