BSc in Chemistry

BSc in Chemistry

In the Department of Chemistry, we offer the Bachelor of Science degree program with a set of core courses and a list of electives in Organic, Inorganic, Physical, Analytical chemistry, and Biochemistry. We have provided the fundamental knowledge, essential problem solving skills and strategies in various chemistry related areas.

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In the Department of Chemistry, we offer the Bachelor of Science degree program with a set of core courses and a list of electives in Organic, Inorganic, Physical, Analytical chemistry, and Biochemistry. We have provided the fundamental knowledge, essential problem solving skills and strategies in various chemistry related areas. 

Requirements

Minimum requirements for graduates or students of the final year of secondary school, colleges, UK Foundation program and graduates of A-level program: 1. SAT Subject Test – Math and Physics with at least 600 in each subject for candidates who selected Math, Physics, Computer Science or Robotics majors
OR
SAT Subject Test – Chemistry and Biology with at least 600 in each subject for candidates who selected Chemistry or Biology majors 2. IELTS – no less than 6.5 overall (with at least 6.0 in each sub-score) or
TOEFL IBT – 79-93 (Reading – no less than 13, Listening – no less than 12, Speaking – no less than 18, Writing – no less than 21)
or
TOEFL PBT* – 574-599 3. SAT Reasoning Test – no less than 1240. Essay is required, no minimum score
OR
ACT – composite score no less than 27. Writing part is required, no minimum score

* TOEFL PBT is admitted only from the international applicants from the countries where an official IELTS and TOEFL IBT are not available – For Graduates or current students of NIS of Kazakhstan; Graduates or current students of IB Diploma Program; Students of Higher Education Institution; Winner/prize-winner of the International or/and Republican Subject Olympiads please check admissions.nu.edu.kz website for entry requirements.

Duration

4 years

Work after graduation

In future you will have a chance to prosper your career in petroleum/oil industry, geology industry, pharmaceutical industry or work in government sector. Industries where the major can be applied:

Research and experimental development in natural sciences and engineering (NSE)
Hazardous waste management
Water Resource management
Manufacture, refined petroleum products and nuclear fuel
Pharmacy

Program outline

4 year Full-Time program. As per NU policy and Bologna guidelines, the undergraduate degree program requires a minimum of 240 total ECTS credits. Apart from Chemical and Biological courses, students have to take couple courses from other disciplines from 1t to 3rd years of study like Kazakh language and History of Kazakhstan courses, Calculus, Programming for Scienctists and Engineers course etc. Full program outline can be found on School’s website. Some courses may change from year to year.