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 Mission Statement

The Department of Chemistry aims to provide its students, within the BS program, with the opportunity to learn about traditional fields of chemistry: Analytical, Organic, Inorganic and Physical. As well, the Department will provide the necessary support to the other programs within the University through providing the needed service, theoretical and laboratory, courses.

The Department of Chemistry will strive to furnish its students with the basic concepts of Chemistry, qualify them to engage in the corresponding emerging fields; Biochemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, etc., help them develop communication skills, and acquire the critical and analytical thinking; thus to prepare them to be competitive in the fields of education, industry, and research (science, environment, health). In short, the Department of Chemistry aims to present its students as scientifically literate citizens.

 Program Educational Objectives

The BS program in Chemistry aims at furnishing students with the following knowledge and skills:
  1. Understand the fundamentals in the various fields in chemistry.
  2. Acquire skills in problem solving and critical thinking.
  3. Acquire safety, operational and analysis skills required in chemistry laboratories.
  4. Communicate effectively in the chemistry field and develop interpersonal skills.
  5. Be able to join a graduate program in a field of study related to chemistry.
  6. Be able to fit in any related employment opportunity: such as research, industry, teaching and even administration.


 Program Learning Outcomes

Upon the successful completion of the BS curriculum in Chemistry, graduates must be able to:
  1. Execute fundamental laboratory experiments, resulting in a scientific report
  2. Communicate and defend effectively scientific information and data
  3. Effectively use knowledge in the various fields of Chemistry
  4. Apply theoretical and experimental of chemical concepts and instrumentation
  5. Use critical thinking in solving chemistry problems/exercises
  6. Acquire basic knowledge in Mathematics and Physics to apply chemistry concepts
  7. Gain the required skills for future professional endeavors

After completing the General Education Courses (University requirements and Free Electives) students should be able to:
  1. Demonstrate knowledge of humanities, social sciences, library science and leadership skills.
  2. Communicate more effectively in oral and written English.
  3. Develop quantitative and research skills.
  4. Think more critically and creatively.
  5. Apply ethics in their behavior and decision making.
  6. Work collaboratively, learn independently and practice lifelong learning.
  7. Exercise leadership and have a sense of responsibility.
  8. Have pride in Arabic culture and Islamic values.
  9. Recognize and appreciate the diversity of the human experience.



 Admission Requirements

  • - Secondary school average:
    1. The minimum average for accepting an applicant is the equivalent of 75 percent or more in the final year or 75 percent or more in the two years out of the last three years.
    2. Higher averages may be applicable for certain colleges/schools and/or specific majors.
  • - MATH SAT score ≥ 550.
  • - A score of 71 or more on internet based TOEFL (iBT) or a score of at least 527 on the institutional paper-based TOEFL (ITP) or a score of at least 5.5 on academic IELTS or a score of atleast 1250 on EMSAT. Scores are only valid for two calendar years.


Application and Entrance Exams Fees:
Applicants must complete the University Application Admission Form and pay a non- refundable undergraduate application fee of 250 AED.

Tuition Fees

Program Undergraduate
Tuition/Credit Hour
Sciences 2782.50
The University reserves the right to change the above tuition fees for newly admitted students. For continuing students increases in tuition fees will be limited to a maximum of 5% per academic year.

All fees are inclusive of 5% VAT.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​