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Chemistry with Computational Chemistry at Heriot-Watt University - UCAS

Chemistry with Computational Chemistry

Heriot-Watt University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Course summary

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A large number of the University's academic staff in Chemistry are involved in Computational Chemistry research. Students study core Chemistry courses and specialise in the computer modeling of the structures of molecules and the interactions and reactions between molecules. Applications include modeling the interaction of drug molecules with the biological receptor sites on cells and the operation of catalysts with reactant molecules, crucial to medicinal Chemistry.

Course details


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How to apply

Application deadlines

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15 January

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Application codes

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Course codeF190
Institution code H24
Campus nameEdinburgh Campus
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Standard Qualification Requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BBC including Chemistry at B, Mathematics and Physics for entry to Year 1. For Year 2 entry: AAB including Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM in a relevant subject for entry to Year 1. For Year 2 entry: DDD in a relevant subject.
Scottish Higher AABB including Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.
Scottish Advanced Higher AB in Chemistry and Mathematics, plus Highers AABB for entry to Year 2.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 30 points with Higher Level Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics at 5 for entry to Year 1. For entry to Year 2: 36 points with Higher Level 6 Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.
Scottish HNC Pass HNC in a relevant subject with A in graded unit for entry to Year 1.
Scottish HND Pass For Year 2 entry: HND in a relevant subject with BB in graded units. For Year 3 entry: HND in a relevant subject with AA in graded units.

We operate contextual admissions defined by our Fair Access Policy which may mean entry requirements are flexible. We accept a wide range of other qualifications from the UK, Europe and International countries. Please contact the Admissions Tutor for the programme for further information on the entry requirements for these.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
A level BCC including Maths and Chemistry
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM
Scottish Higher BBBC with B in Maths and B in Chemistry
Scottish HNC Pass with B in the graded unit and passes in all 15 units for entry to Year 2 (where there is a recognised route from a relevant HNC qualification)
Scottish HND Pass with BB in the graded units and passes in all 30 units for entry into Year 3 (where there is a recognised route from a relevant HND qualification).

As part of the Fair Access Process, the minimum entry requirements enable students who are within one or more of the categories below to be guaranteed an offer: Living in an area within the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation lowest 20% (SIMD20) Care Experienced, as identified on the UCAS Application form by ticking the relevant box.


English language requirements

Applicants whose native language is not English and who have not been educated previously in the English language must provide evidence of their English language ability to ensure they can cope with the demands of a Heriot-Watt programme taught and assessed in English. Further information about the English Language tests that we currently accept as proof of English Language ability including our own English Language programmes, can be viewed on our website.

HWU English Language Requirements

https://www.hw.ac.uk/study/entry/english-language-requirements.htm


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £1820 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
International £19400 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Chemistry with Computational Chemistry at Heriot-Watt University - UCAS