The School of Chemical Sciences at Universiti Sains Malaysia is one of the largest school in Malaysia pursuing a diverse and vigorous chemistry programmes both in teaching and research. The School occupies a four storey building which houses research and teaching facilities. Later, an annex has been added to the School building to cater for the expansion of Analytical and Industrial Chemistry Programs.
Since its establishment in June 1969, the School has undergone tremendous development. It now has a group of academic and technical staff that are well qualified to service various chemistry programme which are designed in accordance with the needs of the nation and industries.
The programmes are designed not only to produce graduates with a solid knowledge of Chemistry but also to equip them with attributes so that they can adapt readily to a dynamic and rapidly developing working environment. The academic programmes [Bachelor of Science with Honours, B.Sc. (Hons) and Bachelor of Applied Science B.App.Sc. (Hons)] from the School of Chemical Sciences, USM are planned to produce graduates who are knowledgeable, highly skilled, well-mannered and possess excellent work ethics suited for the requirements of the industrial and public sector.
In line with this aspiration, the School of Chemical Sciences has designed courses in such a manner that they can be modified and adjusted from time to time to suit the requirement of an unpredictable future. The School follows a system of studies which is liberal and multi-disciplinary in nature.
To produce chemistry graduates who are knowledgeable, highly skilled, well-mannered and possess excellent work ethics suited for the requirements of the public and industrial sectors.
To provide quality education and chemistry students.
To instil awareness among chemistry students towards the welfare of society.
To provide modern facilities for chemistry teaching and research.
To attract excellent students from Malaysia and overseas to embrace chemistry.
To realize the aspiration of Universiti Sains Malaysia in Transforming Higher Education for a Sustainable Tomorrow.