Unravel the mysteries of molecular structure and reactivity.
Why Chemistry at Strathclyde?
Benefit from our industrial placement scheme, strong industry links and close relationships with professional bodies.
Option to switch between other MChem courses and BSc degrees, such as BSc (Honours) Chemistry, up to Year 3.
AstraZeneca and GSK offer a bursary scheme for undergraduates in chemistry.
Accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Study of pure and applied chemistry
provides maximum flexibility when
choosing a career path.
A degree in chemistry opens doors to a wide range of job opportunities. The range of available roles is considerable and covers many different types of chemistry and industries such as nanotechnology, large-scale chemical plants, the drinks and pharmaceutical industries and teaching.
Recent graduate job roles include:
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||University of Strathclyde|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||BBB - AAB||Year 2 entry: Chemistry, Maths, Physics or Biology. Year 1 entry: As above but only one of Maths, Physics/Biology.|
|Scottish Higher||ABBB - AABC||Chemistry, Maths, Physics OR Biology/Human Biology, English C. Advanced Higher Chemistry and Maths recommended for S6 study and to compensate for missed Higher grades.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||30 points||Year 2 entry: Chemistry, Maths, Physics or Biology all at HL. English SL6. Year 1 entry: As above but only one of HL Maths and HL Physics/Biology|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H2, H2, H3, H3, H3||Chemistry at H2, Maths at H3, Physics or Biology at H3 and English at H3|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||AAA - ABB||Chemistry, Maths, Physics or Biology.|
|Scottish HNC||Pass||B in Graded Unit.|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|EU||£1,820 *||Year 1|
|England||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£1,820 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£9,250 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.