Department of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry

Welcome to Chemistry.

The Department of Chemistry is one of the major centres of chemical science in the country.  The department was established in 1962 as one of the first departments in the University of Cape Coast to help meet the manpower needs of the country especially in the field of chemistry and chemical education at the second cycle schools.
The Department of Chemistry is one of the departments in the School of Physical Science, which is located in the heart of the academic centre of the University. It shares the first block with the Department of Mathematics and Statistics


To have a department within the university which abounds with qualified, highly ranked and experienced lecturers, researchers and educators to make the department strongly positioned with a worldwide acclaim.


 The Department of Chemistry in the University of Cape Coast, is to be a centre of excellence in teaching research and enterprise in the country with equal opportunity and state of the art facilities. It is to be uniquely placed to provide quality and excellent education through the provision of comprehensive, liberal and professional programmes that challenge learners to be creative, innovative and morally responsible citizens


The Head of Department and staff of the Department cherish the following values as their guiding principles; 
academic excellence – Department of Chemistry has created an exciting and  enviable patronage in higher education in Ghana through creativities and innovation
promoting  the interest of staff and students and respecting their views and concerns.
training students on the best environmental management practices for sustainable development .
equal opportunities for all.
empowerment – the Department  offers opportunities for  staff and students development.