About the Department
Chemistry is the perfect choice for students with lively and inquiring minds. It affects all aspets of our lives - food, clothing shelter and health. It is therefore related many fields of science and technology such as physics, biology, medicine, pharmacy and in many processes.
The Department of Chemistry is one of six departments in the School of Natural Sciences which offers traditional chemistry courses as well as the not so tradition such medicinal chemistry at undergraduate and postgraduate level. It is actively enganged in research and consultancy involving not only fundamental aspects of the science but also in development chemical technologies appropriate to Zambia.
It is the departments mission to
* train quality personnel for scientific and academic institutions and chemical industries in the nation