Chemistry

SubjectChemistry, Science

LevelUndergraduate

Type of DegreeBSc

CostEUR 1,984 2016/2017

Funding-

More Information-


Chemistry is about developing new substances and materials, for example for a new type of synthetic material or for the food and cosmetics industry. It also often lays the foundation for new medicine and makes crucial contributions to more sustainable products. There’s much more to chemistry than just molecules reacting with each other.

The first year of the Bachelor’s degree programmes in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering is identical, so you can still switch between these two programmes throughout the first year. The second year of the Chemistry programme focuses on deepening your knowledge and choosing one of the following specialisations:

  • Smart Materials – materials that, for example, produce electricity or change temperature
  • Sustainable Chemistry and Energy – how can chemistry be used to create greater sustainability and cleaner energy.
  • Chemistry of Life – how molecules in living organisms perform chemical processes

The University of Groningen also harbours interdisciplinary fields such as systems chemistry and synthetic biology. Our research in chemistry and materials science is among the best in the world. Our research
in materials science even ranks fourth in the THES global Top 10 of institutes in materials science. And just last year our top researcher Ben Feringa built an electrically driven four-wheeled molecule.

Chemistry graduates find jobs mainly in research & development ormanagement positions. Examples include: food processing industry, pharmaceutical industry, synthetics industry, paints industry, computer industry, biotechnology companies, examples of enterprises: Shell, Proctor and Gamble, Philips, Akzo
Nobel.

More information

www.rug.nl/fwn/BScChemistry


Similar courses

About A Star Future

A Star Future provides information and guidance to British students looking to pursue their undergraduate studies abroad.

Through our presentations in schools and our websites we aim to ensure that British-educated students are well informed about their choices.

  • ADDRESS

    A Star Future Ltd
    No.1 Olympic Way
    Wembley, Middlesex, HA9 0NP, United Kingdom

  • EMAIL
    info@astarfuture.co.uk

  • PHONE

    0208 782 1163