1st Year: Fundamentals of Chemistry, with Mathematics and Biology courses. Lab work plays a key role in the curriculum.
2nd Year: Core Organic, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, with Cell Biology and Metabolism courses.
3rd Year: Core Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry along with Molecular and Cell biology.
4th Year: Core Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry, together with special topics. BSc students also undertake a 16-week research project in a biochemical aspect of chemistry. MChem students undertake a special practical course.
5th Year: An extensive 24-week Biological Chemistry research project plus specialist Chemistry courses.
2021 entry requirements:
Standard entry: 4 Highers at AABB including Chemistry plus English and Maths at National 5.
Widening access entry: 4 Highers at BBBC including Chemistry at B plus English at National 5.
For entry to Level 2 you would require Advanced Higher Maths and Chemistry at AB or BA plus 4 Highers at AABB.
School of Engineering and Physical Sciences