Chemistry is often referred to as the 'central science'. It covers topics as diverse as quantum mechanics and the study of atomic particles, to the molecular nature of biological systems and the Human Genome Project.
Careers and skills
Although the majority of our graduates of the Chemistry, Biological and Medicinal Chemistry (Hons) degree from University of York progress to become scientists, the analytical and transferable skills which constitute part of our degrees are recognised as suitable training for a wide range of careers.
About 40 graduates per year stay in the Department or join other universities to work for higher degrees. Most are involved in collaborative research projects, many with chemical companies.
- Innovative medicines graduate
- Fuels technology chemist
- Production chemist engineer
- Products research scientist
- Business services graduate
This course is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry, assuring the quality of our teaching. This course partially meets the academic criteria for Chartered Chemist (CChem) status.
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- Chemical Properties and Analysis
- Molecules and Reactions
- Practical Chemistry
- Skills for Chemists
- Theory, Analysis and Mechanisms
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- 36 months
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DisciplinesBiomedicine Chemistry Biology View 639 other Bachelors in Chemistry in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- AAB including A in Chemistry plus two other sciences/mathematics
- AAA including A in Chemistry plus one other science/mathematics
- AAA* including A in Chemistry plus an A or B grade in science/mathematics at AS level
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International22650 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 22650 GBP per year during 36 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
Living costs for York
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
- UK government loans
- UK scholarships and bursaries
- International scholarships
- Country-specific funding
- US loans
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.