Why study Chemistry with The Open University?
We can help you achieve your learning goals and – as world leaders in inclusive, innovative and impactful STEM teaching and research – are proud to have helped more than 2 million people worldwide. You’ll study with one of this sector’s largest educational opportunities and learning solutions providers.
Study chemistry with us, and you’ll:
- Develop investigative and laboratory skills through practical investigations delivered via our award-winning OpenSTEM Labs.
- Undertake hands-on laboratory work at short residential schools.
- Explore and develop your knowledge of chemistry subjects and gain a practical understanding of scientific method.
Careers in Chemistry
As a chemistry graduate, you’ll be well prepared for scientific and non-scientific jobs. The logical, reasoned approach needed for scientific study is relevant to a wide range of financial, business and public sector employment, so graduates – particularly those with good communication and interpersonal skills – are in demand.
Our range of chemistry courses can help you start or progress your career as a:
- Forensic scientist
- Chemical engineer
- Research scientist