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The award
BSc

How long you will study
3 - 4 years

Domestic course fees
CNY 88000 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
CNY 88000 per year

All study options

About Applied Chemistry at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU)

The BSc Applied Chemistry programme provides broad coverage of applied chemistry, drawing on the Department of Chemistry's emerging research strengths in new materials (organic, inorganic, nanoparticles, catalysts), clean and renewable energy, pharmaceuticals and healthcare. The programme will train you to the highest standard, equipping you to deal with challenges in academia and industry in a highly competitive and interdisciplinary environment.

Our continually developing curriculum provides you with the most advanced chemistry topics. The knowledge of and hands-on experience with modern technologies make our graduates highly competitive in both academic institutions and industry.

The programme addresses both classical and modern developments in chemistry. Your final year project will give you a taste of a research career and expose you to the current research topics of the department.

Why should I study applied chemistry at XJTLU?

BSc Applied Chemistry is tailored to allow you to specialise according to your own area of interest. You will gain a broad range of skills that makes our graduates highly sought-after in the job market. A low staff-to-student ratio in the department allows you to participate in a wider range of practical exercises as well as undertake a more ambitious final year project.

Graduates of this programme, as with all XJTLU degrees, earn two degrees: an XJTLU degree from the Chinese Ministry of Education and a globally recognised degree from the University of Liverpool, a member of the Russell Group of leading UK universities.

Royal Society of Chemistry accreditation

The BSc Applied Chemistry programme has been accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry in the United Kingdom, one of the world's foremost professional bodies for chemical scientists.

The accreditation means that upon graduation, BSc Applied Chemistry students will have partially gained the academic requirements needed to achieve chartered status and be able to demonstrate internationally recognised standards of competency as chemists.

The Department of Chemistry at XJTLU is the first at an independent Sino-foreign university in China to achieve this accreditation for its undergraduate degree programme.


Knowledge and skills

By the time you graduate, you will have:

  • a strong understanding of fundamental chemistry concepts
  • the skills and knowledge to design and conduct experiments
  • research experience gained by completion of a final year research project
  • an appreciation of the application of chemistry in nanotechnology, chemical, pharmaceutical, and clean and renewable energy industries.

Modules

The programme addresses both classical and modern developments in chemistry. Your final year project will give you a taste of a research career and expose you to the current research topics of the department. This hands-on experience with modern technologies and research activities will make you more competitive in establishing a career in both industry and academic institutions.

Careers

Chemistry graduates pursue a wide range of careers, from working in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry to business management. In addition to your scientific knowledge, you will also develop excellent quantitative and problem solving skills that will make you attractive to many employers. Employment opportunities for chemistry graduates include:

  • Chemical industries (materials and synthesis)
  • Drug discovery and healthcare industries (process, materials and quality control)
  • Food industries (process, materials and quality control)
  • Environmental monitoring (pollution control for air/water systems)
  • Energy sector (petroleum industries, energy storage/battery industries)
  • Government and public service sectors (health services, quality control, forensic science and environmental protection)
  • Basic and applied research in industry and academic institutions.

Study options for this course

Notes about fees for this course

  • International students

    RMB 88,000 per academic year

    Early bird discount

    All international students who accept their offer by 1 May 2018 will automatically qualify for a RMB 8,000 early bird discount.

  • Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan students

    RMB 88,000 per academic year

    Early bird discount

    All Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan students who accept their offer by 1 May 2018 will automatically qualify for a RMB 8,000 early bird discount.

  • Mainland Chinese students

    RMB 88,000 per academic year

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Please visit the entry requirements page for the comprehensive list of qualifications required to study at XJTLU.

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