Chemistry at Kingston University - UCAS


Kingston University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Course summary

TEF Bronze

Kingston University has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

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Why choose Kingston – This degree is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry. – This course received more than 90 per cent overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2018). – An optional sandwich year gives you the chance to experience how chemistry is applied in industry, and gain a career head start. About the course "If you enjoy mainstream chemistry, this course is ideal. It offers knowledge and skills relevant to industry, research or teaching. You’ll develop laboratory and practical techniques, broaden your knowledge of environmental chemistry, and enhance the academic and professional skills valued by employers. Later in the course, you’ll look at inorganic, organic and physical chemistry. You’ll expand your skills for interpreting the results of modern spectroscopic investigations. Through optional modules, you can tailor your degree to your interests and career goals and through an individual project you can investigate a chosen area in depth.

Course details


Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list. Year 1: CH4001 Foundation Organic & Physical Chemistry; CH4002 Foundation Inorganic & Environmental Chemistry; CH4003 Introduction to Spectroscopic & Experimental Techniques; CH4004 Academic Skills for Molecular Science. Year 2: CH5001 Inorganic Chemistry; CH5002 Organic & Medicinal Chemistry; CH5003 Physical Chemistry; CH5004 Analytical & Experimental Chemistry. Year 3: CH6001 Organic & Natural Product Chemistry; CH6013 Inorganic & Physical Chemistry; CH6004 Project; CH6007 Advanced Analytical Science; CH6005 Industrial & Polymer Chemistry

Assessment method

Teaching methods include lectures, workshops and practical classes. Theory work is backed up by independent or group-based practical study. Assessment typically comprises 60 per cent exam/40 per cent coursework, including practical exercises and in-course tests. Projects are assessed by practical work, presentation of results and a written report.

Unistats information

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How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeF100
Institution code K84
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 112 points From a minimum of two A-Levels or equivalent Level 3 qualifications. General Studies & Critical Thinking not accepted.
A level BBC Minimum of a grade C in A-Level Chemistry is required and at least one other Science subject at A2 such as Biology, Physics or Maths.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM BTEC Diploma in Applied Science (Chemistry) only must have merits in the following units: Unit 1 : “Principles and Applications in Science 1” Unit 5: “Principles and Applications in Science 2” Unit 13: “Applications of Inorganic Chemistry” Unit 14: “Applications of Organic Chemistry”
Access to HE Diploma D: 15 credits M: 30 credits P: 0 credits Equivalent of 112 UCAS points in an appropriate subject. To include 18 Level 3 credits in Chemistry with minimum of 9 Level 3 credits at Distinction and 9 Level 3 credits at Merit.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DM Accepted in combination with A Level Chemistry at grade C.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 28 points To include 5 in Chemistry and 4 in Biology plus English and Maths at Standard Level 5
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H4, H4 Equivalent of 112 UCAS points to include a minimum of H3 in Chemistry and one other Science subject

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change as we are awaiting the Office For Student Guidance on Fee levels for 2020 and beyond. For foundation year and international fees, please visit: Please visit the provider course webpage for further information regarding additional course costs
Chemistry at Kingston University - UCAS