Bachelor in Chemistry

General

Program Description

The "Chemistry" Bachelor program is focused on the study of fundamental physical principles, basic chemistry, traditional and modern methods of chemical synthesis, analysis, substances, and materials characterization, computer modeling and description of substances structure. The study takes place in a friendly environment and includes elective courses on essential Russian language and Russian culture.

The medium of instruction for this program is English.

Program significance

The knowledge of basic chemistry allows the program graduates to be employed in the chemical industry, agriculture, medicine (design of new pharmaceuticals), oil production, minerals mining, power engineering, food industry, biotechnology.

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Skills & Competencies

Program graduates are capable of carrying out chemical experiments, analyzing their results and performing computer modeling. The program helps students to understand the principles of applying chemical processes for different purposes, theoretical (thermodynamic, kinetic, structural) and experimental methods. The program teaches students to become more efficient in teamwork and to apply practical results of their studies in real life.

Main subjects

  • General and Inorganic Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Chemical Thermodynamics
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Chemistry of Colloids
  • Applied Chemistry
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Structure of Matter
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

Some humanities and elective professional courses are also taught.

  • Usually, most theoretical classes are held within the 1st and 2nd years of the program, yet certain classes may also take place during the 3rd year.
  • While following the program, students will carry out research and experimental work at BelSU laboratories. Most research work is conducted during the 4th year of the program. Upon the termination of their research activities, students prepare a graduation research work (undergraduate thesis).
  • To complete the program, students present and defend their Bachelor theses.

Admission

Admission to International Programs at BelSU is open to both Russian and international students. Given that all classes will be conducted in English, we recommend that non-native speakers of English achieve a TOEFL score of at least 525 (paper-based) or 200 (computer-based) prior to admission. To apply for a four-year Bachelor program, the applicant must hold a national document on high school completion. Upon completion of the program at BelSU, the applicant will receive a Russian State diploma and a European Diploma Supplement.

Admission Deadline

The deadline to submit the application for Fall 2020 is August 10, 2020, however, international students are strongly encouraged to apply by July 20, 2020.

Last updated October 2019

About the School

The mission of Belgorod State University (BelSU) is to solve research problems of international and national significance, to harmoniously integrate the educational, research, social and cultural func ... Read More

The mission of Belgorod State University (BelSU) is to solve research problems of international and national significance, to harmoniously integrate the educational, research, social and cultural functions of the University, to train highly qualified professionals capable of ensuring the competitiveness of Russia and Belgorod region in the global socio-economic arena, and to preserve and develop the cultural and moral legacy of the country and the region. Read less