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Faculty of Science and Technology

Department of Biological & Chemical Sciences


Chemistry Major/Double Major

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About the Programme

Apply to do an exciting BSc. Degree with a Double Major, a Major or Minor in Chemistry at the Cave Hill Campus in Barbados.

What Will I Study?

You will discover how we can:
  • Fight disease
  • Feed the world
  • Protect the environment
  • Innovate e.g drugs, cosmetics
  • Inspire the next generation


Facilities and Resources

Enhance your learning experience by fully utilising our:
  • Lab Skills Software
  • NMR spectrometers
  • GC-MS spectrometer
  • LC-MS spectrometer


Our Faculty does research in all areas of Chemistry. We focus on:
  • Computational Chemistry
  • Water Chemistry
  • Organic Synthesis
  • Biofuels
  • Membrane Separations
  • Nanotechnology
  • Metal Recycling Technologies
  • Chemical Education


Career Opportunities

If you want to advance your career as a:
  • Analytical Chemist
  • Conservatory Chemist
  • Food Science Technician
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Environmental Compliance Inspector
  • Computational Chemist
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Science Journalist
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Pharmacologist
  • Chef
  • Material Scientist
  • Science Teacher
  • Geochemist
  • Academic through a postgraduate programme
Then this degree is for you!


Why Study in Barbados

Come for a semester on Study Abroad or do a full degree in a multicultural learning environment.  Enjoy the beach, experience the culture and excel in your studies.
We welcome local, international and regional students.


Additional Information

Courses are offered in conjunction with other Faculties such as Humanities and Social Sciences

At a Glance

  • Degree Level: Undergraduate
  • Qualification: BSc
  • Duration: Full Time: 3 years


Programme Details

The minimum CAPE (or equivalent) qualifications for entry to the programme can be viewed at the Faculty of Science and Technology Undergraduate Admission Page.

Tuition information can be viewed at the Student Financing Tuition Fees Page.

Information about Payment Plans can be viewed at the Student Financing Payment Plans Page.

To view options for Financial Aid, visit the Student Financing Financial Aid Page.

Department of Biological & Chemical Sciences
Telephone: (246) 417-4574/4324/4323/4322 Email: