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Course summary

Accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry, this degree in chemistry gives you the knowledge and practical skills for successful careers in science. Chemistry is the essential science. It impacts everyday life from brewing the perfect cup of tea to sending shuttles into space. Our chemistry degree explores all branches of the discipline, including inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry and analytical chemistry. You'll also develop transferable skills that appeal to employers from other sectors, such as business and public service. The course is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry, the UK's professional body for chemical scientists. First-year students get free membership, and graduates will be able to apply for associate membership. You'll also benefit from our connections with industry. Our lecturers have held prestigious roles at GSK and Pfizer, and we regularly welcome industry-based guest speakers. Our chemistry graduates go on to a range of exciting careers, both inside and outside the lab. Their roles include Laboratory Managers, Technologists, Formulation Scientists, Technicians, Analysts, Project Managers and Scientific Officers, working for well-known organisations including E.On, Dyson, GSK, and the NHS. We are ranked first in London for student satisfaction (NSS 2019), making us the ideal option for your future as a professional scientist. What you should know about this course

  • 15th in the UK for Chemistry (The Guardian University Guide 2023)
  • This course is taught at our Medway Campus in Chatham Maritime, Kent.

Modules

All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

Assessment method

On this course, on average, students are assessed by: Coursework- 45% Exams- 47% Practical- 8% Students are assessed through a combination of course work, exams and practical assessment where relevant. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assignments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chemistry, Royal Society of

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

For more information about our English Language Requirements, please click on the following link:

https://www.gre.ac.uk/international/help-and-support/courses


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
81%
Student satisfaction
70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £16150 Year 1
International £16150 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2023/24 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2024/25 academic year. Please follow this link for more information: https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance/fees
Chemistry at University of Greenwich - UCAS