401–500 th
World University Rankings 2021
101–150 th
Young University Rankings 2020
126-150 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
8 Portland Villas, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom

Chemistry - University of Plymouth

Chemistry is a science that requires hands-on, practical professionals. Our course places problem solving, communication, and project management at the core of what we do, equipping you with the skills to stand out in the workplace. Our internationally respected research informs our teaching right from the start, so you’ll combine theory with laboratory time and real-world experience to become a professional chemist. Graduate ready to step into your career, inside or outside of the laboratory. * Benefit from outstanding teaching: in the 2016 National Student Survey 95 per cent of our final year students said that 'Staff are good at explaining things'. * Our students say our teaching is outstanding: they gave us 88 per cent on ‘overall satisfaction’ in the latest National Student Survey. 95 per cent of our students say our course is 'intellectually stimulating' in the 2016 National Student Survey. * Our staff are 'enthusiastic about what they are teaching' say 86 per cent of our students in the latest National Student Survey. * Benefit from a course with excellent 'staff contact': 93 per cent of our students say so, as stated in the 2016 National Student Survey. * A course offering good 'advice and support' to students during their studies: 83 per cent of our students say in the latest National Student Survey. * Equip yourself for successful employment in a competitive job market – our focus on practical, professional skills means you graduate primed to enter the workplace. * Benefit from award-winning teaching in small groups and be inspired by staff who are world-leading researchers. * Stand out from the crowd with professional recognition through our accreditation from the Royal Society of Chemistry. * Hone your practical problem solving skills in our newly-refurbished laboratories, kitted out with the latest analytical instrumentation. * Get the most out of your studies with our tutorial system, ensuring that you receive the support and guidance you need to reach your full potential. * Maximise your hands-on laboratory time and learn through doing – this course is structured to be as practical as possible, with 70 per cent of assessment based on coursework. * Experience chemistry in the real world and boost your employability by taking a placement, work-based project in your final year, or working alongside PhD and post-doctoral researchers in our high specification laboratories. * Graduate with in-demand skills for a range of career paths, from research and development in the pharmaceutical industry and lab-based roles in the food and energy industries, to positions in the science, engineering, healthcare, environmental or technology sectors.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,PlymouthUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250