Keele University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Chemistry with Foundation Year

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Course summary

Foundation Year Our Foundation Year provides an excellent alternative route to Keele, providing a unique opportunity to better prepare for your chosen degree, and with guaranteed entry onto your undergraduate course once you successfully complete your Foundation Year. This extra year of study can improve your academic skills, expand your subject knowledge, give you a better understanding of higher education and, perhaps most importantly of all, build your confidence. On the Keele Foundation Year, you'll study on campus, joining our undergraduate community from the outset, with access to all the facilities and support that you'd get as an undergraduate student at Keele. International Students For International Students, Foundation Years are delivered through our dedicated on-campus provider, Keele University International College. To find out more, visit https://kuic.keele.ac.uk/ Chemistry Develop solutions to society's global challenges and help make a difference to the world. From saving habitats and improving technology to contributing to medical advances - the applications of chemistry are endless. The knowledge and skills you will acquire on our accredited programme will enable you to enter a wide range of careers and contribute to a better, sustainable world. Why choose this course?

  • This programme is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Engage with award-winning academics who are known nationally for their innovation in teaching
  • Use a wide variety of research-grade experimental equipment in Keele's state-of-the-art Central Science Laboratories
  • Our authentic assessment methods replicate the type of tasks you would likely carry out during a career in chemistry
  • Gain practical experience in the workplace with the option of spending a year in industry
From the technology we use to how we treat illnesses, chemistry is essential to our modern life and offers a wide variety of career opportunities in many fields from pharmaceuticals and food technology to forensics and teaching. Our accredited Chemistry BSc will provide you with a solid grounding in the underpinning theory of the subject, plenty of hands-on practical experience in Keele's state-of-the-art laboratories and the opportunity to personalise your learning and advance your research skills by undertaking an independent research project in your final year. About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.

Modules

For a list of indicative modules please visit the course page on the Keele University website.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
F103
Institution code:
K12
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.keele.ac.uk/study/foundationyears


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
83%
Student satisfaction
55%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Please note, our fees for 2023 entry will be available soon. Although we review our fees annually and these may change, our 2022 entry fees are available on our website: keele.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/tuitionfeesandfunding/undergraduatetuitionfees/
Chemistry with Foundation Year at Keele University - UCAS