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This course offers a superb grounding in chemistry with the opportunity to specialise in your final year. The first two years are common to all of our degree courses. You will study fundamental concepts in inorganic, organic and physical chemistry, and applications in areas such as analytical, environmental, materials and theoretical chemistry. You will also develop your ability to design experiments and interpret results, and gain key skills through our chemistry-specific communications and mathematics units. Our BSc course includes a final year project. Options include working in a research laboratory or in a local school, helping to develop science resources or carrying out chemistry education research. We are one of the UK’s biggest chemistry schools and we have a superb reputation for teaching and research; over a third of our research was rated 'world-leading' in the Research Excellence Framework 2014. Our alumni have established careers with a wide range of employers, including Teach First, GlaxoSmithKline, Deloitte LLP and HM Revenue and Customs.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
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How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
The University of Bristol welcomes applications from international students, and accepts a wide range of qualifications for undergraduate study. If you studied at a school, college or university outside the UK, please select the relevant page for further information on qualification equivalences, scholarships and details of our education representatives in your country/region: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/international/countries/
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||ABB - AAA||Standard offer: AAA including grade A in Chemistry. Contextual offer: ABB including grade A in Chemistry. Please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/contextual-offers/ for more information about contextual offers.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDD||DDD in Science.|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 30 credits M: 15 credits||Pass Access to HE Diploma (Science) with at least 30 credits at Distinction, and 15 credits at Merit, including 12 credits at Distinction in Chemistry.|
|Scottish Higher||AAAAB||Standard Higher: AAAAB|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||AA||Advanced Higher: AA including Chemistry.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||36 - 32 points||Standard offer: 36 points overall with 18 at Higher Level, including 6 at Higher Level in Chemistry. Contextual offer: 32 points overall with 16 at Higher Level, including 6 at Higher Level in Chemistry. Please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/contextual-offers/ for more information about contextual offers.|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||Requirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute the same non-subject specific grade for the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Level Core grade.|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||D3, D3, D3 - D3, M2, M3||Requirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||6 or B in Mathematics or equivalent.|
European Baccalaureate offer: 85% overall with 8.5 in Chemistry.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£10750||Year 1|
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