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Studying Chemistry at UCL
UNDERSTANDING THE PAST  CHALLENGING THE PRESENT  SHAPING THE FUTURE

Why UCL, why UCL Chemistry, why London? Course Structure
What you’ll do; timetable; assessment From being taught to deep learning

Opportunities

Why UCL?
UNDERSTANDING THE PAST  CHALLENGING THE PRESENT  SHAPING THE FUTURE

History
Oldest university (1826) outside Oxbridge in England First inclusive UK university
Founded on principle of educating anyone who would benefit Non-CofE, women!

First to teach practical sciences

Top 3 in UK – Research & Teaching Assessments
Ranked 4th in the World by THES 2009 (research based ranking)

The original and largest College of the University of London
12,000 undergraduates, 7,000 postgraduate

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Why UCL?
UNDERSTANDING THE PAST  CHALLENGING THE PRESENT  SHAPING THE FUTURE

Multi-faculty
Ancient History to Zoology Biochemistry to Viking Studies Chemistry to Architecture [optional courses available to all students]

Internationally renowned
Staff Students

Commitment to Learning
Teaching and Learning driven by cutting-edge Research Continuous evaluation of teaching methods and staff

Why UCL Chemistry?
UNDERSTANDING THE PAST  CHALLENGING THE PRESENT  SHAPING THE FUTURE

Longest tradition of chemistry in England
First undergraduate laboratories

National & International Reputation
Excellent RAE profile for all staff High research income per staff member in UK Chemistry 2008 Small for a 5* Chemistry Departments - 45 full-time staff
(80 student intake per year)

Four fellows of the Royal Society Highest proportion of female staff – 20%, most female professors

Commitment to Teaching & Learning
48 full-time staff (100 student intake per year) Teaching fully integrated into a Research environment Research fully integrated with teaching Taught by all academic staff

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Why UCL Chemistry?
UNDERSTANDING THE PAST  CHALLENGING THE PRESENT  SHAPING THE FUTURE

Personal Attention

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