Academic Programmes

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

Objectives the Programme

The objectives of this programme are to:

  • Attract motivated students of reasonably high intellectual caliber, both from within and outside Uganda and irrespective of race or creed, and teach them in a way that instills enthusiasm for the subject and encourages originality of thought and breadth of vision 
  • Provide all students with a broad education in fundamental aspects of chemistry at a comparable level to other good Universities internationally 
  • Provide a broad and balanced training in laboratory and research skills 
  • Provide a supportive learning environment, underpinned by research
  • Develop in students, through an education in chemistry, a range of appropriate generic skills, of value in chemical and non-chemical employment. 
  • Provide students with a broad and balanced appreciation of key chemical concepts
  • Develop in students a range of practical skills so that they can understand and assess risks and work safely in the laboratory 
  • Develop in students the ability to apply standard methodology to the solution of problems in chemistry