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London Metropolitan University

Chemistry Extended Degree

UCAS Code: F101

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

C

Typical offer grade C (32 UCAS points).

Access to HE Diploma

P:45

Total of 60 credits (45 credits at Level 3 and 15 credits at Level 2) from an Access to Higher Education Diploma. QAA accredited course required.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

English Language and Mathematics GCSEs at grade C (grade 4 from 2017) or above (or equivalent).

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

24

A minimum of 15 points at the higher level and a minimum of 4 points in English and Maths.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

PPP

Scottish Higher

C,D

A minimum of 32 UCAS points, including two passes at Higher level.

UCAS Tariff

32
100%
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About this course


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Course option

4years

Full-time | 2019

Other options

6 years | Part-time | 2019

Subject

Chemistry

**Why study this course?**More than an introduction to the fundamentals of chemistry, this degree provides intensive basic training that is designed to give you the core laboratory, IT and performance skills to succeed in your chosen career.You'll be taught in our 30 million Science Centre, which has more than 280 cutting-edge work stations, and gain hands-on practical experience alongside analytical techniques such as UV and infrared spectroscopy. Our lecturers are often industry experts or active researchers and there are opportunities for on-the-job experience through our work placement scheme.The course is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry and provides partial exemption from the academic requirements for the Chartered Chemist status.**More about this course**With access to 280 workstations and specialist labs, youll get the chance to explore electrochemical analysis, gas and liquid chromatography, infrared and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectrometry and many other modern techniques used in the industry today.Your first year will cover the fundamentals of physical, inorganic and organic chemistry to prepare you for the study of forensic, pharmaceutical, medical and analytical science. As the course progresses, youll have the chance to explore the practical and technical aspects of chemistry at a more in-depth level as well as having the opportunity to specialise in areas that interest you such as forensic chemistry or bioanalytical science.In your final year, youll undertake a year-long research project on a topic of your choosing within the chemistry sector. Youll also have the option to undertake an on-the-job placement as part of your degree, giving you valuable hands-on experience and exposure to the industry.

Modules

The first year of this extended degree (Year 0) is a modular course that runs over two semesters. In each semester, all full-time students enrol on four modules. Year 0 can also be studied part-time over two years. Year 0 (Level 3) topics include:Scientific Studies; Biology; Chemistry; and Biochemistry. Modules at levels 4, 5 and 6 can be found on the Chemistry BSc (Hons) course page.

Assessment methods

You'll be assessed through progress tests, online tests, coursework, practical reports and presentations.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Holloway

Department:

Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences

TEF rating:

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