UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

Chemical Physics is an area of modern chemistry that will fascinate students who enjoy the science common to physics and chemistry. You will gain a fundamental understanding of the origins of chemical behaviour, while exploring exciting developments at the interface of chemistry with the other physical sciences.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: Introduction to chemical principles; basic inorganic chemistry; basic organic chemistry; basic physical chemistry. Year 2 examples: Principles of physical chemistry; chemical dynamics; mathematical methods in chemistry; introductory classical mechanics. Year 3 examples: Advanced practical chemistry; advanced topics in physical chemistry.

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

Qualifications required:

  • SQA Advanced Higher AAA
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAAAB-AAAAA
  • GCE A-level AAA
  • European Baccalaureate 80%-85%
  • International Baccalaureate 38
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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85% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 87%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 85%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 90%

£25,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

75% Go on to work and/or study

In work 40
Studying 35
Studying and working 0
Unemployed 20
Unknown 5

32% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 67%

Total Coursework: 22%

Total Practical: 10%

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

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