FdSc Chemical Sciences (part-time)


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What you'll study

* All modules are subject to availability

Fees and funding

Part-time: £1,200 (20 credits), £3,600 (60 credits), £4,795 (80 credits)

More information on fees can be found in the Money section of the website.

Where you'll study

Blended between Hull Campus/online learning

About the course

This three-year part-time blended-learning course leads to a nationally recognised qualification. The programme is designed to provide a foundation of chemical knowledge and professional skills across a wide range of analytical, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry topics.

Chemistry students at Hull work closely with our world-class researchers and enjoy access to state-of-the-art laboratories and equipment, making for a truly outstanding learning experience. Chemistry here is taught by some of the leaders in the field, including members of the pioneering liquid crystal display (LCD) research team, now spearheading the next generation of display technology – Organic Light-Emitting Diodes (OLEDs). The programme covers an exciting and diverse array of subjects. You gain a broad, balanced knowledge of the wide array of subjects that make up modern chemistry, and the opportunity to extend that knowledge into specialised and cutting-edge areas of the discipline.

Entry requirements

International students

(language requirements)

If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.

This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here.

If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.

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Future prospects

We are ranked among the top 10 universities nationally for the job prospects of our chemistry graduates. This, alongside the national shortage of suitably qualified chemists in industry, puts our graduates in a strong position. Some use their chemistry and their communication skills to become teachers in universities, schools and colleges. Others use their knowledge and skills to follow research careers in universities, industry, government laboratories and research institutes.

From your training as a scientist, your analytical and problem-solving skills, experience in research, excellent training in fundamental scientific principles as well as practical, organisational and computing skills will make you highly sought after by employers from a wide range of industries.

Our links with employers through our Institute for Chemistry in Industry have enabled many Hull graduates to gain senior positions in their chosen field. Many of our graduates go into successful careers with employers such as BP, RB (Reckitt Benckiser), Croda International, Tata Steel, and Smith & Nephew to name a few. Many students have also stayed on for higher degrees both at masters and PhD level.