Chemistry Courses | Chemistry | The Open University

Whether you want to learn more about yourself and the world around you, gain an insight into a fascinating subject or are looking to develop your career – studying a chemistry course with The Open University is a smart choice. Find out more about our chemistry qualifications below.

Why study Chemistry with The Open University?

We can help you achieve your learning goals and – as world leaders in inclusive, innovative and impactful STEM teaching and research – are proud to have helped more than 2 million people worldwide. You’ll study with one of the largest providers of educational opportunities and learning solutions in this sector.

Study chemistry with us, and you’ll:

  • Develop investigative and laboratory skills through practical investigations delivered via our award-winning OpenScience Laboratory.
  • Have the opportunity to undertake hands-on laboratory work at short residential schools.*
  • Explore and develop your knowledge of a wide range of chemistry subjects and gain a practical understanding of the scientific method.

OpenPlus – combine OU and campus-based study

If you’re considering study at a campus-based university, but perhaps your qualifications, finances or family commitments are holding you back, then OpenPlus could be the ideal blend of home based flexibility and on-campus university life. For more information about this unique partnership scheme, visit the OpenPlus website.