Learn about the structure, properties and reactivity of molecules. This fundamental knowledge plays an integral role in our understanding of the world. Chemistry is a broad subject – including organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry and analytical chemistry. And can include other fields such as biological chemistry and environmental chemistry. You’ll gain a thorough understanding of the subject while developing your analytical and scientific literacy skills.
Open entry. Computer and internet access required.
If you’re new to study or to the OU, we recommend that you start with a course at Level 1.
Science graduates are well placed to enter a range of both scientific and non-scientific jobs. The study of science develops good analytical and numerical skills, and students also become proficient in using computers.
Distance and Flexible learning