Department of Chemistry

About us

The Department of Chemistry is committed to the promotion of scientific knowledge through excellence in research, open, distance and e-learning teaching and learning in Chemistry by providing a congenial learning environment accessible to all students, without sexual, religious, nationality or racial bias.


Provide quality learning experiences to our students.


Towards the best Open, Distance and e-Learning provider of education in Chemistry.

In particular, the Department of Chemistry, aims to:

  • Recruit, utilise, develop and retain high quality, motivated and enthusiastic staff.
  • Develop and teach modules that are well-designed and enhance graduateness
  • Revise assessment processes for greater balance between formative and summative assessment
  • Develop, manage and implement measures to improve student throughput, success and attrition rates
  • Develop an integrated student support model
  • Monitor use of QA instruments and measures as well as ensuring the implementation of QA measures
  • Advance ODL research in the department
  • Advance fundamental and applied research programs which are internationally recognised, in collaboration with other organisations.
  • Engage in relevant community service and programs.

Last modified: 2019/03/12