Welcome to Department of Chemistry

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Located in the Physical Sciences Building of Kulliyyah of Science, we strive to offer our students an excellent education and encourage them to learn and explore chemistry through collaborative and interdisciplinary research. 
The Department offers a 4-year undergraduate course leading to Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Applied Chemistry. Students will take chemistry core courses in the first three years of the programme and choose one concentration package. Students are also required to conduct a research project in the final year of the programme. There is four concentration package offered which are:
  1. Halal and Haram Chemistry
  2. Medicinal Chemistry
  3. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
  4. Cosmetic Chemistry
Currently, with 13 academic staffs lead by Asst. Prof. Dr. Mohammad Norazmi Ahmad, our Department mainly focuses on the following research areas:
  • Organic synthesis
  • Catalysis
  • Natural products chemistry
  • Inorganic synthesis
  • Analytical & environmental chemistry
  • Polymer & Material chemistry
  • Computational chemistry
  • Enzymology
For further information, please contact:
Head Department of Chemistry
Kulliyyah of Science
International Islamic University Malaysia
Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, Bandar Indera Mahkota
25200 Kuantan Pahang
Tel: +6 095715101
Fax: +6 095716781


The Department of Chemistry endeavors to be a world-recognized model of Islamic institutions of higher learning for its excellent teaching and research in chemical sciences by preparing competent students who will contribute to the ever-changing and technology-centered world.



The mission of the Department of Chemistry is to provide an Islamic environment that fosters outstanding teaching and learning in the chemical sciences, to produce graduates who are inspired toward high personal and professional achievement. The department is also committed to engage and promote multi- and inter-disciplinary high quality research to address the important needs of the nation.