City College Plymouth

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Applied Chemistry

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Course summary

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This HNC in Applied Chemistry will give you knowledge and understanding of chemical processes. It has been designed to cover a wide variety of chemical concepts and processes to give a broad range of career and progression choices upon completion. The course has a high practical content to improve confidence and ability in practical laboratory skills including developing skills in organic synthesis, purification and analysis. With the wide range of analytical instrumentation available you will also become confident using instruments such as IR spectrometers and flame photometers, developing the skills required for a modern analytical laboratory. Applied Chemistry will provide an introduction to higher level chemistry structured in a way to make it relevant to current industrial and commercial applied chemistry. The level of study sits between A Level and undergraduate level, building a framework of knowledge that will allow academic progression within this chemistry. It will also provide the sort of chemical knowledge and laboratory skills directly applicable to an industrial setting.

Course details


The course includes the following subjects: Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Employability Skills, Chemical Laboratory Techniques, Analysis of Scientific Data and Information, Environmental Monitoring & Analysis and Biochemistry of Macromolecules & Metabolic Pathways.

Assessment method

Assessment will be through assignments and practical assessments for each unit.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

International applicants will be asked to complete a fee assessment. This allows us to confirm an applicant's nationality, immigration status and residency to correctly assess fee status. Applicant's will be asked to include copies of the relevant pages of their passport, any letters from the Home Office confirming immigration status in the UK and any other relevant documentation (copy of visa stamps, marriage certificate, etc.).

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE grades A-C (4-9) in maths, English and science

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7450 Year 1
England £7450 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7450 Year 1
Scotland £7450 Year 1
Wales £7450 Year 1
Channel Islands £7450 Year 1

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No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Applied Chemistry at City College Plymouth - UCAS