Keele University Chemistry

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Chemistry was voted 1st for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2016

Course type: Single Honours, Dual Honours, Major

Duration and mode of study: 3 Years/ 4 years with placement, Full time

Location of study: Keele University campus

Subject Area: Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences

Keele’s award-winning teaching and research span the wide diversity of chemistry, helping you to develop subject knowledge and transferable skills in a supportive learning environment.

You’ll develop a solid foundation of theory and practical skills, building to cover advanced concepts and contemporary issues in chemistry in later years. You can tailor your studies to reflect your interests, and learn how to pursue your own research. You’ll have hands-on experience with state-of-the-art scientific instruments and techniques, and enjoy access to dedicated IT facilities. You’ll learn to use chemistry in problem solving, and to present your theories and findings confidently and imaginatively to your audiences. You could even spend a semester or year abroad. If you study our single honours or major route programme, your degree will be accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry.


BSc Chemistry Major Route is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry. Please note the following:

Regulations: Your programme has professional accreditation and there are specific regulations regarding attendance at laboratory classes, which you have to abide by, as detailed below.

Study abroad: Because studying abroad has potential implications for Royal Society of Chemistry accreditation of the BSc Chemistry major route degree students wishing to Study Abroad must discuss this in advance with the School of Physical and Geographical Sciences, Chemistry and Forensic Science ‘Study Abroad tutor’ to identify and agree whether any guided study will be required to ensure their eligibility for Royal Society of Chemistry Accreditation.