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Chemistry is an intriguing and diverse science. Our chemistry degrees take a wide ranging view of the subject and allow you to explore many aspects – from atmospheric chemistry to solid state and materials chemistry. We aim to allow you to achieve your potential, so we balance our courses to prepare you for a career in any area of the subject, while allowing you to develop as a researcher in a specialism of your choice. On this course, you’ll discover how chemistry shapes the world around us. You can study topics ranging from quantum mechanics to planetary atmospheres, from making organic chemicals to producing medicinal drugs and from bonding in metals to the structures of synthetic and biological materials.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|A level||AAB||AAB including Chemistry Where an A-Level Science subject is taken, we require a pass in the practical science element, alongside the achievement of the A-Level at the stated grade. Excludes A-Level General Studies or Critical Thinking. Extended Project Qualification - We recognise the value, effort and enthusiasm applicants make in the Extended Project, and where an applicant offers an A in the EPQ we may make an offer of ABB at A-Level.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDD||DDD with a significant number of Chemical and Scientific Modules|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 30 credits M: 15 credits||Pass 60 credits overall with 45 credits at Level 3, 30 credits with Distinction and the remaining 15 credits with Merit or above. Must contain a significant number of Chemistry and Mathematics modules.|
|Scottish Higher||AAABB||Suitable combinations of Scottish Higher and Advanced Highers are acceptable, though Chemistry must be presented at Advanced Higher level. Typically AAABB including Chemistry at Advanced Higher.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||35 points||35 points overall with 16 at Higher Level including 6 in Higher Level Chemistry|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H1, H1, H1, H1, H2, H2||H1 H1 H1 H1 H2 H2 including higher level Chemistry|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||D3, D3, M2||D3 D3 M2 in 3 principal subjects including Chemistry|
GCSE: English Language grade C/4 and Mathematics grade B/6.
English language requirements
IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in any one component. International students who do not meet the English language requirements for the programme may be able to study an English for Academic Purposes pre-sessional course with a progression route to the degree programme.
Fees and funding
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