Understanding and exploitation of nature, synthesis of new materials essential to the enhancement of the quality of life, and surge in and sustenance of economic and technological progress have benefitted immensely from chemistry.
The degree programme in chemistry therefore should aim to:
- Build in students a culture of continuing enquiry
- Provide students with a broad and balanced base of chemical knowledge and practical skills.
- Develop in students a range of skills applied in chemical and non-chemical areas that can provide confidence for employment.
- Provide students with a solid base of chemical knowledge and skills that are required for postgraduate studies and research
Inculcate in students an appreciation of chemistry in all human endeavours