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Chemistry BSc (Hons)

University of Kent

Student rating
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( 4.1) 1909 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE F107
Chemistry is a fascinating area of science and central to understanding the world around us. Studying the distinctive programme at Kent, you are involved in live research and develop skills that can be applied to some of the key challenges of the 21st century – such as human health and the world’s increasing energy demands. The chemical industry is central to the modern world economy and chemistry graduates have a wide range of employment options open to them in oil, gas, energy and ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
87th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
47th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
47th

Start date and duration

Start date
18-SEP-21
Full Time
3 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 - 80 = 20% 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
£24,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, July 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Chemistry

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Chemistry
81%
Biology
53%
Mathematics
45%
Psychology
23%
Physics
18%

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How Chemistry (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 13 reviews

5 star 24%
4 star 53%
3 star 23%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,909 reviews

5 star 34%
4 star 46%
3 star 18%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%
University of Kent
CompUniGuide ranking
47th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
With two campuses in Canterbury and Medway, a part-time study centre in Tonbridge and postgraduate centres in Athens, Brussels, Paris and Rome, there are many opportunities to study, work and travel across Europe and many of their courses offer dual UK and European qualifications. Their outstanding teaching has been recognised in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) where they were awarded gold, the highest rating. Based on the evidence available, the TEF Panel judged that the University of Kent delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK. You can read the Statement of Findings online.

Where you'll study

University of Kent

Recruitment and Admissions Office, The Registry, Darwin Road Canterbury
Kent
CT2 7NZ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Canterbury West  0.6 miles away

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