Chemistry affects our everyday life and the study of chemistry allows us to understand matter and its properties, and how and why substances are combined to create other substances.
There are 59 universities in the UK that teach chemistry degrees and depending on the university you are applying to, entry requirements may vary. Typically you will be required to hold the following A Level Grades and UCAS Points:
- A Level Grades: A*A*A - ABB
- UCAS Points: 160 - 128
Required and Desired Subjects: Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Biology
Upon completion of a chemistry degree students can enter a master’s degree or opt to start a career in the industry. Some common job roles gained by chemistry graduates are:
- Drug Discovery
- Food Technology
- Marine Chemistry
- Medicinal Chemistry
- Scientific Journalism
95% of chemistry graduates are either placed in further study or employment within 6 months of graduating, with an average earning of £22k.