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Chemistry (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #96 (QS) ,
This Chemistry (Hons) degree at the University of Nottingham provides an in-depth study of all of the major branches of chemistry, and a comprehensive grounding in modern, practical synthetic and analytical chemistry.


Research in the School of Chemistry

The success as teachers of chemistry owes much to our ability to include ground-breaking research results in our teaching curriculum. The School of Chemistry maintains a vigorous, competitive research portfolio and sustains international excellence within the core-chemistry areas and in the interdisciplinary research environment at the interfaces with biomedical science, physics and engineering. 


Through this Chemistry (Hons) degree at the University of Nottingham you will gain exceptional training in modern conceptual and practical chemistry, and you will develop your critical thinking, problem-solving and time-management skills. If you opt for the MSci Chemistry degree, part of your final year will involve you joining a research group in the School to work on a project at the cutting edge of research in chemistry.

You will develop into a self-motivated and independent researcher; attributes that are essential for a research career in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries or for postgraduate research in the chemical sciences. Our graduates are also employed in professions outside the chemical industry including those in finance, education, marketing and the media.


This Chemistry (Hons) course at University of Nottingham is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Structure, Periodicity and Coordination Chemistry
  • Introduction to Spectroscopy, Energy and Bonding in Chemistry
  • Calculations in Chemistry
  • Introduction to Organic Molecules and their Reactivity
  • Foundation Laboratory Work
  • Chemistry Study Skills
  • Mathematical Toolkit
  • Molecules of Life
  • Introduction to Green Chemistry and Processing

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General Requirements

  • A level offer: AAB-ABB
  • A in chemistry at A level, plus GCSE maths at 4 (C) or above
  • IB score 34-32 (including 6 in chemistry at Higher Level) plus GCSE maths and English at 4 (C) or above

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22620 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22620 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Nottingham

  • 583 - 980 GBP/month
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