BSc (Hons) Chemistry

Do you aspire to make a difference to the day-to-day life of others? The chemical industry is one of the most essential and profitable sectors worldwide, and depends on a constantly evolving scientific base. Our innovative Chemistry degree, which is accredited by The Royal Society of Chemistry, is relevant to the sector and will open the door to a wide range of exciting career opportunities.

As well as traditional aspects of organic, physical and inorganic chemistry, you’ll also study environmental and biological chemistry, organometallic chemistry, heterocyclic chemistry and medicinal and drug chemistry. We have specialist project and instrumentation laboratories, allowing you to use state-of-the-art instruments, including advanced chromatographic and spectroscopic systems. We also have dedicated organic, inorganic and physical chemistry laboratories, and two instrument laboratories.

What you will study

Our chemistry degree places an emphasis on analytical chemistry and modern aspects of chemical science to develop your ability to think logically and apply the principles of chemistry to any area.

As well as traditional aspects of physical, inorganic, analytical and organic chemistry, you will also study biological chemistry, environmental chemistry, organometallic chemistry and toxicology. During the third year of your chemistry degree you can undertake a practical research project of your choice, under the supervision of an academic member of staff.


Year One

  • Biological Chemistry
  • Analytical...
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This course is taught at: Glyntaff Campus, Pontypridd


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  • Full Time 3 Years Start Date: Sep 2017
    • Full Time 3 Years Start Date: Sep 2018


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