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This baccalaureate programme in Chemistry will support and may be used as a base for other
areas in chemistry such as
medicinal chemistry which involves pharmaceutical drugs to treat or
cure illnesses that may be developed and synthesized; and through
materials chemistry novel
materials, such as fabric, plastics and metal alloys may be developed to continue improving the
lifestyle of man. This degree gives students a major education in chemistry; prepares them for
entry in graduate school; trains chemists to deal with the world of chemistry; prepares students
for employment in research facilities and industrial organizations. The Bachelor of Science in
Chemistry programme comprises 132 credits broken down as follows: 61 credits core
requirements, 23 credits cognates, 6 credits electives and 42 credits General Education


  • Listing ID: 4159
  • Institution Category: Universities
  • Institution Type: Private
  • Field of Study: NATURAL SCIENCES
  • Awarding Body: Northern Caribbean University
  • Qualification Level:
  • Education Sector: Higher Education
  • ISCED Code: 05 Natural Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics- 053 Physical Sciences- 0531 Chemistry
  • Qualification Developer: Northern Caribbean University
  • Quality Assurance Body: UCJ
  • Entry Requirements: Bachelor Associate of Science in Chemistry: A minimum of grade III in CSEC or grade C in GCE
    Oā€™ Level passes in English LangFuage, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and one (1) other subject.
    Students who do not have a pass in Biology or Chemistry will be matriculated into the
    Department after successfully completing BIOL101, 102 Principles of Biology I, II and CHEM111,
    112 Intro to Chemistry I, II with no grade lower than ā€œCā€.
  • Number of Credits: 132
Contact details

Manchester Road, Mandeville, Manchester, Jamaica, W.I.Northern Caribbean University 18765663088 vivienne.quarrie@ncu.edu.jm https://www.ncu.edu.jm

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