Chemistry and Physics MSci (Hons)

University of St Andrews

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Course info

UCAS CODE FF13
Chemistry - Chemistry will teach you the fundamentals of this central science, from the composition and properties of matter to using reactions to create new materials, from pharmaceuticals to drinkable water. Chemistry interfaces with biology, physics, mathematics, medicine and geology, making it a highly applicable subject to many areas of study. During your degree, you will receive comprehensive academic and practical training to equip you for a wide spectrum of careers whether in ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

Chemistry
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
25th / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
4th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
10th

Start date and duration

Start date
05-SEP-22
Full Time
5 Years

Chemistry

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 90 = 10% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Chemistry graduate salary at this uni
£21,000
UK Chemistry graduate salary
£22,000

Physics

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Physics graduate salary at this uni
£28,000
UK Physics graduate salary
£25,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, November 2021

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Physics

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Mathematics
100%
Physics
100%
Further Mathematics
65%
Chemistry
60%
Biology
13%

Chemistry

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£1,820 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£25,100 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£25,100 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest Chemistry (General) reviews

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Genevieve
25 May 21

Chemistry and Physics MSci (Hons)

I think that St Andrews has done well during COVID but it has been difficult as I don’t know what I am missing. It has...
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Lukas
12 Feb 20

Chemistry and Physics MSci (Hons)

Really good community and very interesting...

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How Chemistry (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 50 reviews

5 star 42%
4 star 44%
3 star 12%
2 star 2%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 816 reviews

5 star 43%
4 star 45%
3 star 11%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%

Where you'll study

University of St Andrews

16 St Katharine's West St Andrews
KY16 9AX United Kingdom Nearest train station: Leuchars  2.7 miles away

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