Chemistry BSc (Hons)

University of Brighton
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
3 years
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 34,866
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 53,461

Entry Requirements

  • A-levels: BBC. Must include a B in chemistry.
  • BTEC: DMM.
  • International Baccalaureate: 28 points, specified subjects.
  • Access to HE Diploma: pass with 60 credits overall. Must include 12 credits in chemistry. At least 45 credits at level 3, with 30 credits at merit and 15 credits at distinction.
  • GCSEs (minimum grade C): at least three subjects including English language and mathematics or a science.

English Language Requirement:

  • IELTS 6.0 overall, with 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements.


Year 1

Core chemistry

  • Introduction to Chemical and Molecular Sciences
  • Fundamental Chemical and Molecular Sciences
  • Introduction to Experimental Work in Chemical and Molecular Sciences

Analytical chemistry

  • Essentials of Analytical Chemistry

Chemical skills

  • Introductory Skills in Molecular Science
  • Introduction to Chemical Methodology
  • Mathematical Skills for Scientists
  • Introduction to Functions and Use of Calculus

Biochemistry theme

  • Essentials of Cell Biology and Biochemistry
  • Environmental chemistry theme
  • Mineralogy and Petrology
  • The Global Earth System

Year 2

Core chemistry

  • Intermediate Chemistry
  • Analytical chemistry
  • Intermediate Analysis

Chemical skills

  • Critical Skills for Chemistry Students
  • Computational Chemistry and Chemical Databases
  • Introduction to Statistics

Biochemistry theme

  • Human Biochemistry

Environmental chemistry theme

  • Introduction to Environmental Geochemistry
  • Soil and Water Analysis

Year 3

Core modules

  • Chemistry Project
  • Advanced Chemistry
  • Advanced Analytical Methodology

Optional modules (choose one)

  • Nanotechnology
  • Business Studies for Chemistry Students

Biochemistry theme

  • Bioorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry

Environmental chemistry theme

  • Case Studies in Environmental Pollution
  • Water and Health
  • Hydrogeology

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