Chemistry BSc (Hons)

University of Kent

Student rating
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( 4.1) 1615 reviews


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 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
66th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
44th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
47th

Start date and duration

Start date
19-SEP-20
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 - 90 = 10% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
Chemistry graduate salary at this uni
£21,000
UK Chemistry graduate salary
£23,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, July 2019

Entry requirements
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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) 11 reviews

5 star 28%
4 star 45%
3 star 27%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,615 reviews

5 star 35%
4 star 44%
3 star 19%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%
University of Kent
CompUniGuide ranking
44th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
The University of Kent is a leading research-intensive university. It has two main 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 the programmes offer dual UK and European qualifications. Kent is consistently ranked as offering one of the best student experiences in the UK, they achieved the 4th highest score for overall satisfaction in the 2016 National Student Survey. Kent’s academics produce world-leading research and lead the way in many fields of study. They were ranked 17th in the UK for research intensity in the Research Excellence Framework which confirmed their position as one of the UK's leading research universities.

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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