B.Sc. On Campus

Chemical Physics

University College Cork

48 months
22500 EUR/year
4320 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Chemical Physics at University College Cork sits at the intersection of chemistry and physics. It aims to understand the structure, energies and transformations of matter and its dynamics at a molecular level.


The BSc Chemical Physics degree at University College Cork provides a solid grounding in both physics and chemistry, and is ideally suited to students who are curious about how and why the world works at a molecular level. With a broad education in the physical sciences, highly developed problem-solving and analytical skills, and extensive training in experimental methods, graduates of Chemical Physics may be assured of excellent employment prospects in industry, government, research and teaching.


The theoretical, practical and analytical skills developed during the Chemical Physics degree are highly sought by employers.

Typical career outlets include advanced research and development in either an industrial setting or in an academic environment.

Many industrial sectors depend on the qualification of the Chemical Physics graduates. These include:

  • the analytical and laser industry
  • process engineering and quality control
  • the environmental sector
  • information technology
  • biotechnology-related areas where data processing and computer-related skills are sought

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Computational Physics
  • Electrostatics and Magnetostatics
  • Energetics and Kinetics
  • Experimental Methods
  • Fourier Methods
  • Main Group and Transition Element Chemistry
  • Quantum Physics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Non-EU candidates are expected to have educational qualifications of a standard equivalent to the Irish Leaving Certificate.
  • In addition, where such candidates are non-native speakers of the English language they must satisfy the university of their competency in the English language.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22500 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4320 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4320 EUR per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Cork

860 - 1400 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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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