University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Chemistry with a Year Abroad

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Course summary

Chemistry is central to understanding the world around us, and key to solving some of the biggest challenges of the 21st century – such as human health and the world’s increasing energy demands. At Kent you will study core chemistry modules as well as exploring chemistry and the environment, biochemistry and maths and computing. Choose Chemistry at Kent because:

  • our Chemistry degrees are accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
  • our unique final year research project gives you the chance to work on a topic of interest and develop highly valued skills including data analysis and interpretation, problem solving and communication.
  • you receive extensive practical training in our industry standard laboratories as well as the opportunity to complete an exciting research project which teaches you a range of transferable skills
  • your lecturers are active researchers and innovative teachers, so you are taught the most up-to-date science in a stimulating and supportive environment
  • we focus on employability skills from day one and have been ranked 6th for graduate prospects in the Compete University Guide 2022. With practical experience, transferable skills and our dedicated inhouse careers team, you'll get the best possible start to your future – whether it be in the world of work or further study.
You spend a year studying abroad at one of our partner institutions in North America, Europe and South East Asia, where you are taught in English. This takes place between your second and final year. As well as taking subjects related to your degree, this is an opportunity to broaden your horizons and study modules from other areas such as business, law or humanities. This degree programme introduces you to a range of chemistry modules including experimental, materials, organic and inorganic chemistry as well as biochemistry, maths and computing.

Course details

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  • Chemistry, Royal Society of

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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.

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Chemistry with a Year Abroad at University of Kent - UCAS