Make Huddersfield your choice for studying Chemistry with Environmental Science BSc(Hons) and you’ll be joining a department with a long and illustrious history. Our teaching and research in Chemistry dates back to the 1840s, when we were a centre for colour chemistry, supporting the textile and dyeing industries in the area.
- We cover the core areas of organic, inorganic, analytical and physical chemistry, as well as giving you the chance to study modules in environmental science, a subject particularly relevant to today’s world.
- You’ll be able to get a grounding in the fundamentals of chemistry while developing your logical reasoning and imaginative problem-solving skills, with a particular focus on environmental issues.
- In our chemical sciences labs you’ll have the opportunity to learn using the kind of instruments used in industry. And with an optional work placement in the UK or abroad in Year 3, you’ll find everything in place to help you gear your study towards boosting your employability.
- You'll be taught by academics in specialist areas of chemistry and environmental science, all educated to doctoral level in their subjects and involved in forward-thinking research. This ensures we keep our courses challenging, exciting and thought-provoking and helps prepare you well to start your own career in academic, industrial or commercial settings.
Year 1 Core modules: Inorganic Chemistry 1 Organic Chemistry 1 Physical Chemistry 1 Analytical Science 1 Dynamic Living Systems Global Earth Cycles Year 2 Core modules: Inorganic Chemistry 2 Organic Chemistry 2 Physical Chemistry 2 Analytical Science 2 Ecological Adaptation and Conservation Management Anthropocene Year 3 - optional placement year Final year Core modules: Organic Chemistry 3 Analytical Science 3 Chemistry Project - Experimental Design Conservation Science Soil Properties and Contamination Option modules: Choose one from a list which may include- Inorganic Chemistry 3 Physical Chemistry 3
Assessment will include project work, assignments, presentations, tests, practical portfolio, practicals and examinations. The final year research project contributes to your degree classification. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
If you do not have the appropriate qualifications for direct entry to this degree you may be able to apply to our Science Extended Degree (BCF0) - https://courses.hud.ac.uk/2021-22/full-time/undergraduate/science-extended-degree-leading-to-a-bsc-hons-degree/ Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.
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English language requirements
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
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