What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
AAA-AAB to include grade B in Chemistry plus ideally at least one other science or mathematical subject.
Distinction plus two A-Levels at grade B, to include Chemistry and ideally one other science or mathematical subject (Biology, Mathematics or Physics)
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of Not Available and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers92%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,000
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses
Year 1: Core modules: spectroscopy and kinetics; bonding and structure; techniques and methods in chemistry; molecular structure and reactivity; energy changes in molecules and atoms; metals in solids and solutions; synthetic chemistry; characterisation of molecules; optional modules: forensic chemistry; environmental chemistry; energy resources and materials; chemical biology 1; chemistry of the cosmos; (core or optional); mathematical measures for chemistry; language. Year 2: Core modules: main group chemistry; stereochemistry and reactivity; spectroscopic methods; energy and structure; analytical and separation science; symmetry and bonding; co-ordination chemistry; organic mechanisms and synthesis; atomic and molecular spectroscopy; kinetics from enzymes to polymers; key skills for chemists; optional modules; a language or other free standing module; chemical biology 2. Year 3: Year in industry. Year 4: Core modules: project (quadruple module); ligand influences, structure, reactivity; solids; retrosynthetic analysis and biosynthesis; multinuclear metal and metalloid system; quantum chemistry electron: optional module: chemical biology 4.
A world-leading university in the vibrant capital city of Wales: 94% of our 2010 graduates are in work or further study six months after graduation. You'll be part of a Russell Group university and one that is ranked in the top 1.5% of the 10,000 universities globally. With over 26,000 students and 6,000 staff, the academic community is the size of a small town, with an active union to match.
How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
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Male / Female
Full-time / Part-time
Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
Most popular subjects students studied before attending
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What are graduates doing after six months?
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