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City of Liverpool College

Applied Science (Chemistry), HNC

UCAS Code: F110

Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


College uses UCAS Tariff points to standardise entry requirements. It is expected that the total tariff score of all your relevant qualifications is at a level of 60** points minimum. This is a points total achieved by converting qualifications such as A levels (and many others) into points, making it simpler for course providers to compare applicants. To check your qualifications tariff value use UCAS tariff calculator https://www.ucas.com/ucas/tariff-calculator Don’t worry if you don’t have the right qualifications –you may be able to meet the entry requirements in a different way. Accreditation of prior learning (APL) is essentially credit awarded for wider learning evidenced from self-directed study, work or training may apply to you*. Accreditation prior experiential learning (APEL) is an extension of APL that includes assessed learning gained from life and work experience. *Link to our APR policy. **may be higher / different for different programmes

About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2020

The HNC in Chemistry (level 4) provides an excellent grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required for progressing onto further studies, such as a BSc, or into employment within the science industries.
The programme develops a deeper understanding of chemical principles at Level 4. Students will also become experienced in laboratory technician skills and have access to equipment such as infra-red and UV and HPLC flame spectroscopy.

Modules

You will study a total of nine 15 credit units which include five mandatory units:
• Inorganic
• Organic
• Physical
• Chemical Laboratory Techniques
• Analysis of Scientific Data and Information.
Plus two optional level 4 units:
• Industrial
• Material Science and Technology.

Assessment methods

The programme is assessed through the submission of assignments for 9 units, including practical work, reports, essays and an independent project. Formative feedback will support student progression in both written work and technical outcomes. Self and peer assessment in convener/critique situations is an essential element of all projects and feedback from these will enhance student achievement and progression.

Tuition fees

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England
£6,465
per year
EU
£6,465
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,465
per year
Scotland
£6,465
per year
Wales
£6,465
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Clarence St

Department:

Mathematics and Science

TEF rating:

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