You'll take foundation classes in chemistry and mathematics, and physics or biology at introductory or advanced level. Classes in forensic science, drug discovery and chemical engineering are available.
Practical chemistry laboratory sessions help you to master the basic preparative and analytical skills.
In the later years, you’ll take classes in fundamental inorganic, organic, biological and physical chemistry and laboratory work increases.
In Year 4, you'll complete the initial teacher education component in the School of Education, which includes teaching practice in schools.
In your final year, you’ll specialise in the areas and applications that interest you most and undertake a research project in Chemistry with an educational aspect.
2023 entry requirements
4 Highers at ABBB or AABC including English, Chemistry at A, Maths and Biology (or Human Biology) or Physics. Advanced Higher Maths and Chemistry recommended for sixth year entrants.
Widening access entry:
4 Highers at ABBC or BBBB including English, Maths, Chemistry and Biology, (or Human Biology) or Physics. Advanced Higher Maths and Chemistry recommended for sixth year entrants.
Entry to year 2 may be possible with 3 Advanced Higher at BBB including Maths, Biology, Chemistry or Physics.
Faculty of Science
Pure and Applied Chemistry