BSc Industrial Chemistry

Our BSc Industrial Chemistry course is designed to provide students with a broad knowledge of chemistry relevant in industry for the development of new products. Students will be equipped to understand and apply the theoretical and practical aspects of chemistry as a science for use in chemical industries and their processes.

Year One

In the first year, students will gain basic knowledge in chemistry.

Core courses
General chemistry I & II
General practical chemistry I & II
Communication in English
Use of library, study skills and ICT

Students will take Required and Elective courses from within and outside the department to make up the minimum number of credit units.

Year Two  

In the second year, students will begin to advance their knowledge of chemistry and its applications.

Core courses
Physical chemistry I
Organic chemistry I
Inorganic chemistry I
Analytical chemistry I
Communication in English II

Students will take Required and Elective courses from within and outside the department to make up the minimum number of credit units.
Students will undertake 12 weeks of the Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) in a chemical company to gain exposure to real-world issues.
Students will undertake a micro project organized in conjunction with a chemical company.

Year Three  

In the third year, students will begin to develop a deeper understanding of chemical processes and their applications.

Core courses
Physical chemistry II
Organic chemistry II
Inorganic chemistry II
Applied spectroscopy
Separation methods and analysis

Students will take Required and Elective courses from within and outside the department to make up the minimum number of credit units.
Students will undertake another 12 weeks of the Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) in a chemical company to gain more exposure to real-world issues.

Year four  

The final year provides students with in-depth knowledge of chemical processes and their applications. 

Core courses

Seminar

Students will undertake their final year research project and present a thesis.
Students will take Required and Elective courses from within and outside the department to make up the minimum number of credit units.
Students will be prepared for employment and so they will take the ‘Employability and Career Planning’ course.