RSC accredits chemistry UG and PGT programmes

Posted on 26 April 2017

The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) has re-accredited the Department of Chemistry’s undergraduate chemistry programmes and the MSc in Green Chemistry and Sustainable Industrial Technologies.

The RSC has also accredited two new pathways

In addition, the RSC has also accredited, for the first time, the two new pathways: MChem Chemistry, Green Principles and Sustainable Processes and MChem Chemistry, the Atmosphere and the Environment (at York, in industry or abroad), which will be introduced in the next academic year.

The reaccreditation was based both on a significant amount of paperwork that was put together within the Department and on a visit by an expert external panel. The visit included a lunchtime meeting with a group of student representatives drawn from Staff-Student Forum. The RSC representatives commented on how much they had enjoyed this lively encounter. The feedback was very positive, which reflects the care, skill and dedication of all those involved with teaching in the Department.

RSC accreditation of our degrees means they have been assessed to represent a high quality education, providing the knowledge and key skills students need for a successful future. Having an accredited degree gives students the advantage if they go on to apply for professional RSC qualifications such as Chartered Chemist.

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