Faculty of Sciences

BD "Chemistry"

Educational Field 6.040101 «Chemistry»

Qualification Granted

Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry

Qualification Level

Bachelor (First level of higher education)

Special Requirements for Admission

None. General terms of enrollment apply.

Special Regulations for Prior Education Recognition (formal, informal, non-certificate)

None. General terms of enrollment apply.

Program Profile

The students of Chemistry program recieve the knowledge and skills necessary to perfom professional activities and typical practical tasks in chemical industry, as well as at enterprizes of energy and engineering industries and other related branches.

In total, the curriculum offers 240 ECTS credits, including: the module of humanities, social and economic training (24 credits); the module of fundamental, natural and science training (30.5 credits); the module of professional and practical skills’ training (157 credits); optional subjects to be selected by the students (21 credits); and state accreditation (7.5 credits).

Key Learning Outcomes

1. Knowledge in the Subject Area

  • Basic knowledge of general, inorganic, organic, analytical, physical, colloid chemistry and polymer chemistry.
  • Knowledge and ability to use physical and chemical methods of analysis.
  • Knowledge of the advanced up-to-date equipment used in the processes of chemical synthesis and chemical analysis.
  • Ability to use control and measuring devices for measuring the chemical composition and quality control.
  • Research and development skills in natural sciences and engineering fields.

2. Cognitive Skills in the Subject Area

  • Ability to work with chemical reagents and materials.
  • Ability to use professionally profiled knowledge and practical skills in fundamental subjects in chemical industry.
  • Ability to apply knowledge and understanding to solve qualitative and quantitative problems related to chemical analysis.
  • Ability to evaluate, interpret and synthesize information and data.
  • Practical skills for written and oral presentations of scientific and practical material.

3. Practical Skills in the Subject Area


  • Practical skills of working in a chemical laboratory.
  • Skills for operating the equipment related to physical and chemical methods of analysis.
  • Ability to use specialized software to operate measuring equipment.
  • Skills for operating specialized measuring devices.

4. General Skills

  • Ability to consider basic economic laws, environmental principles and apply elements of socio-cultural competence.
  • Ability to take into account the processes of socio-political history of Ukraine, legal principles and ethical standards in production or social activities.
  • Computing skills.
  • Ability to apply one’s knowledge in practice
  • Ability to self-learn and continue one’s professional development
  • Communication skills, including oral and written communication in Ukrainian and at least one of the common European languages
  • Skills of interaction with other people and the ability to work in groups.
  • Ability to organize one’s own work and manage time efficiently.

Professional Graduates’ Profiles and Sample Positions

The spheres of work activities for a Bachelor in Chemistry can be enterprizes of all industries and research institutions, where the issues of chemical control and analysis arise. The specialist is able to perfom the following professional activities (SC #003-95):

  • Head of production units in manufacturing industry.
  • Head of a small enterprize without the administrative body in the industry.
  • Laboratory assistants and technical workers connected with chemical and physical research.
  • Laboratory assistants and technical workers in chemical industry.
  • Other technical experts in the field of chemical science and technology.

A Bachelor will be able to occupy the following initial positions:

  • Chemist /laboratory assistant – participates in experiments, observations and measurements of the levels of environmental pollution; conducts chemical analysis, summarizes the results of research and takes part in their publication.
  • Chemist-analysts – conducts measurements related to the purity of chemical products, water and air; analyzes potential sources of environmental pollution: emissions, waste water; implements control and analysis of food products.
  • Sales manager of chemical products.
  • Controlling Inspector – control over the technology of production of medical drugs, products and materials by methods of chemical analysis for medicine, agriculture, food industry, environmental industry, etc.

Access to Further Education

A Bachelor in Chemistry can continue studies in higher educational institutions of relevant profile at the Specialist's and Master's levels, as well as in the NaUKMA at the Master Program in Membrane and Sorption Processes and Technologies.

Regulations for Examinations, Assessment and Grades

NaUKMA's Tentative Provisions for Knowledge Assessment and Rating System for Students under Credit and Module System of Academic Process.

Graduation Requirements

Complete academic program of 240 credits; state examination passed successfully.

Format of Education


Head of Department

Anatoliy F. Bourban, Doctor (PhD) in Chemical Sciences, Professor

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