BSc (Hons) Chemical Physics

Duration: 3 years

Course details

The degree course in Chemistry, Physics and leading into rapidly developing interdisciplinary areas such as nanotechnology, quantum computing, laser processes and molecular modelling. Students on the course acquire expertise and transferable skills in these and many other topics, built on firm foundations across the whole subject area.


Year 1

  • Bonding Structure and periodicity

  • Chemistry laboratory

  • Chemistry of carbon-based compounds

  • Electromagnetism

  • Light, atoms and  molecules

  • Mathematics for scientists

Year 2

  • Heats, atoms and  molecules

  • Inorganics Chemistry

  • Materials and Polymer Chemistry

  • Organic Chemistry

  • Physical Chemistry

  • Quantum theory and Symmetry

Year 3

  • Chemical Physics

  • Inorganic Compounds

  • Physical Chemistry

Entry requirements

  • SQA Highers: AAAA
  • A Levels: AAA
  • IB: 37 points with 666 at HL

Career possibilities

Chemical physics graduates find careers in petrochemical, pharmaceutical and nuclear industries, and in other key technology sectors; they also utilise their acute numerical, problem-solving and analytical skills in sectors such as IT, finance, marketing, or advertising.

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