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Chemistry, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #398 (BCR) Ankara, Turkey
The main objective of the Chemistry Department is to educate students as chemists capable of conducting research and development studies in chemical and related industries as well as analytical work required for quality control.The Bachelor of Science in Chemistry METU Middle East Technical University candidates in must follow a four year program as prescribed below. 
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The department aims particularly at equipping students with knowledge and practical skills for the fundamental research essential for technological progress in our modern world. The Bachelor of Science in Chemistry METU Middle East Technical University candidates in must follow a four year program as prescribed below. The students are required to complete a summer practice in industry after their third year. 

Our Bachelor of Science in Chemistry METU Middle East Technical University graduates can also enroll to the interdisciplinary graduate programs in:

  • Polymer Science and Technology (PST)
  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Archeometry.

Our graduates have career opportunities in the following areas: Several of our graduates have academic positions at several universities in Turkey and abroad. They have career opportunities in Research and Development Laboratories of Chemical, Petrochemical, Medicinal, Paint, Mining, Metallurgical, Electronic, Plastic, Textile, Ceramic, Glass Pulp, Food and Paper etc. industries. Our graduates also work at Biomedical and Medical Laboratories, Sales and Technical Service Departments of Scientific Instruments and Chemical Companies.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Physics
  • General Chemistry
  • Calculus with Analytic Geometry
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Calculus for functions of several variables
  • Introduction to information technologies and applications

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • There is no application fee
  • Photograph
  • Passport
  • High School Diploma and its translation (Turkish or English)
  • Official Transcript
  • Official Transcript Translation (Turkish or English)
  • Valid Exam Result
  • Financial Guarantee Letter
  • International Baccalaureate
  • BTEC - QCF Diploma
  • Advanced Placement Test (AP)
  • International AS and A Levels Qualification

Tuition Fee

  • International

    446 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 223 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    50 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Resident:142TL/semester
  • Non-resident: 1.281 TL/semester

Living costs for Ankara

  • 1600 - 2350 TRY/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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