UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

Many aspects of chemistry, particularly physical and theoretical chemistry, require a good understanding of advanced mathematical methods. This course offers the opportunity to gain a fundamental understanding of the origins of chemical behaviour, while exploring exciting developments at the interface of chemistry with the other physical sciences. This four'year programme offers an extra year on top of the Chemistry with Mathematics BSc in which to undertake an original chemical research project and study chemistry and its relationship with other disciplines in greater depth.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: Basic organic chemistry; basic physical chemistry; mathematics for science 1; mathematics for science 2. Year 2 examples: Principles of organic chemistry; principles of physical chemistry; mathematical methods in chemistry; algebra. Year 3 examples: Literature project; advanced topics in inorganic chemistry; principles and methods of organic synthesis; advanced topics in physical chemistry. Year 4 examples: Advanced chemical research project.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
4 years
Full Time
MSci (Hons) £21,320  Academic year. First year overseas fees
4 years
Full Time
MSci (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • SQA Advanced Higher AAB-AAA
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAAAB-AAAAA
  • GCE A-level AAB-AAA
  • European Baccalaureate 77%-85%
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • International Baccalaureate
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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94% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 95%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 87%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 93%

£26,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

89% Go on to work and/or study

In work 47
Studying 37
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 8
Unknown 3

39% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 58%

Total Coursework: 24%

Total Practical: 17%

£5,337 - £7,371
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,915 - £6,624
Typical cost of private accommodation