UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This BSc programme provides a thorough grounding in all major aspects of chemistry and fluency in one of a range of languages, including French, German, Italian and Spanish. Graduates will be well placed to work in mainland Europe or as part of a multinational company.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: Introduction to chemical principles; basic inorganic chemistry; basic organic chemistry; basic physical chemistry. Year 2 examples: Principles of inorganic chemistry; principles of organic chemistry; principles of physical chemistry. Year 3 examples: Advanced practical chemistry; advanced topics in inorganic chemistry; principles and methods of organic synthesis; 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 AAB-AAA
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AABBB-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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82% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 72%
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%

£22,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

85% Go on to work and/or study

In work 50
Studying 30
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 10
Unknown 5

30% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 62%

Total Coursework: 28%

Total Practical: 9%

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

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