Degree in Chemistry
240 credits - Faculty of Science
Minimum number of credits to be taken in the first year
- 48 first-year subject credits for full-time students.
- 24 credits for part-time students.
- After the first year of registration, there is no minimum number of credits to take.
Public tuition prices per credit . Academic Year 2018-19
- 1st registration : 18,50€
- 2nd registration : 41,12€
- 3rd registration : 89,02€
- 4th registration : 123,35€
- Demonstrating knowledge and understanding in chemistry starting from a basis of general secondary education and going to a level which, although based on advanced textbooks, includes some aspects that involve knowledge of the vanguard areas of the subject.
- Demonstrating knowledge and understanding in areas related to chemistry (mathematics, physics, biology and geology) starting from a basis of general secondary education and going to a level which, although based on advanced textbooks, includes some aspects that involve knowledge of the vanguard areas of the subject.
- Knowing how to professionally apply chemistry knowledge to work or a vocation and having the skills normally demonstrated through the production and defence of arguments and solving problems in the area of chemistry.
- Being able to collect and interpret relevant data in the area of chemistry to issue opinions that include a reflection on relevant social, scientific or ethical issues.
- Being able to transmit information, ideas, problems and solutions in chemistry to a specialised and more general audience.
- Developing the necessary learning skills to undertake postgraduate studies in chemistry to a high level of independence.
- Being able to communicate (orally and in writing) in the official language and English.
- Teamwork (whether multidisciplinary or not).
- Being able to manage data and generate information/knowledge (effective and efficient use of ITC and other resources).
- Being able to efficiently and effectively manage/supervise: entrepreneurial spirit, initiative, creativity, organisation, planning, control, making decisions and negotiation.
- Being able to efficiently and effectively solve problems, showing originality and self-management.
- An ability for analysis and synthesis.
- Acquiring a permanent concern for quality and the environment, occupational hazard prevention and corporate social responsibility.
- Demonstrating concern for professional ethics and commitment.
- Being able to learn independently for continuous professional development (LLL).
- Knowledge of the principles and skills in scientific/technical research.
- Knowledge of chemical terminology: nomenclature, terms, conventions and units.
- Knowledge of the fundamental physicochemical principles that govern chemistry and the links between its areas.
- Knowledge of the main elements, and organic and inorganic compounds, as well as biomolecules, their synthetic routes and characterisation.
- Knowledge of the chemistry measurement processes to extract (bio)chemical information on the quality of natural and artificial objects.
- Knowledge of the practical impact of chemistry on life: industry, the environment, pharmaceutics, health, food and agriculture, etc.
- Knowledge of the unit operations in industrial chemistry and other related areas.
- Knowledge of the necessary core mathematical and physical principles for chemistry.
- General knowledge of the necessary principles for chemistry in similar areas (biology and geology).
- Demonstrating knowledge and understanding of essential facts, concepts, principles and theories in chemistry to apply them in practice.
- Demonstrating abilities to identify and solve qualitative and quantitative problems with a strategic focus.
- Demonstrating skills for lab work: carrying out documented chemical procedures (synthesis and analysis), monitoring chemical properties, events and/or changes, and documenting all work undertaken and risk management.
- Demonstrating skills in the suitable use of standard chemistry apparatus and its monitoring.
- Initial skills in planning, designing and performing chemical experiments.
- Demonstrating skills for numerical calculations and interpreting experimental data with a particular emphasis on precision and accuracy.
- Demonstrating skills in the safe handling of biological samples for analytical or preparatory purposes in bio-health laboratories.