Years 1 - 3: foundation classes in Chemistry and Mathematics, and other sciences; classes in Forensic Science, Drug Discovery and Chemical Engineering may be chosen; practical chemistry laboratory sessions help you to master the basic preparative and analytical skills; in the later years, you take classes in all aspects of Inorganic, Organic, Biological and Physical Chemistry and Laboratory work increases.
Year 4: completion of the initial teacher education component in the School of Education, which includes teaching practice in schools.
Year 5: specialise in the areas and applications that interest you most and undertake a research project in chemistry or in education.
2024 entry requirements
4 Highers at AABB or AAAC including English, Maths at B and Chemistry at B. Advanced Higher Maths and Chemistry recommended for sixth year entrants.
Widening access entry:
4 Highers at ABBC or BBBB including English, Maths at B and Chemistry at B. Advanced Higher Maths and Chemistry recommended for sixth year entrants.
Entry to year 2 may be possible with 3 Advanced Higher at ABB including Maths, Biology, Chemistry or Physics and Higher English.
Faculty of Science
Pure and Applied Chemistry