Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

General

Program Description

The B.Sc. in Chemistry program provides students with a strong foundation in the traditional branches of chemistry including analytical, organic, inorganic, and physical and biochemistry. The program also emphasizes the development of IT and communication skills. Students develop practical skills through laboratory courses utilizing state of the art equipment. An internship placement provides students with training and preparation for the workplace. All students obtain experience in research through a project completed in their final year. Graduates of the program are well prepared to take up positions in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries or pursue further studies at the graduate level. The B.Sc. Chemistry program is accredited by the Canadian Society of Chemistry and the Royal Society of Chemistry.

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Program Objectives

  • To provide students with a strong foundation in all of the major sub-disciplines of chemistry.
  • To train students to use modern lab techniques safely and effectively.
  • To develop students’ transferable skills in areas such as communication and teamwork.
  • To develop students’ appreciation of the role of chemistry and scientific research in modern life.
  • To prepare students for a successful career or further studies in chemistry.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of major concepts, theoretical principles and experimental findings in chemistry.
  • Conduct chemistry laboratory experiments and analyze results.
  • Retrieve and use chemical information from the scientific literature.
  • Solve practical and theoretical problems and think critically.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Work effectively independently and in teams.
  • Demonstrate compliance with safety, ethical and professional standards of chemistry.
Last updated May 2020

About the School

The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling approximately 13,900 students, with more than 900 faculty and 65,000 alumni holding key positions ... Read More

The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling approximately 13,900 students, with more than 900 faculty and 65,000 alumni holding key positions in government, industry, commerce, and all business areas throughout the region. Read less