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All our courses demonstrate the role that chemistry plays in our lives, but this is a course about the chemistry of life. This course gives you the opportunity to learn about the chemistry of biological systems, the molecular basis of disease and how to design pharmaceutical products to combat illness.
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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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|A level||AAB - A*AA||Essential Subjects: Chemistry at grade A or above is essential A second Science or Mathematics is preferred. (Sciences included: Biology, Electronics, Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Geology and Physics) Excluded Subjects: General Studies Information: Applicants taking Science A-levels that include a practical component will be required to pass|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDD||We consider a range of BTEC qualifications equivalent to 3 A Levels, or in combination with A Levels or other qualifications. A Level in Chemistry (or equivalent qualification) at grade A is essential.|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 45 credits||Pass Access to HE Diploma with 45 credits at Distinction including Chemistry and Mathematics related units.|
|Scottish Higher||AAAAB - AAAAA||Only acceptable in conjunction with Scottish Advanced Highers.|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||AB - AA||Acceptable in conjunction with Scottish Highers. Advanced Higher in Chemistry is essential and a second Science or Mathematics is preferred|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||37 - 35 points||With 6 in Higher Level Chemistry and a second Science or Mathematics|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||A* - B||We will consider this qualification alongside or in combination with A Levels or other qualifications, as equivalent to one A Level.|
|Extended Project||We recognise the value of this qualification although it will not be included as a condition of entry. It may be taken in to consideration when you receive your results.|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||D2, D3, D3 - D3, D3, M2||Cambridge Pre-U Chemistry at D3 is essential and a second Science or Mathematics is preferred.|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma||DDD||We consider a range of OCR qualifications equivalent to 3 A Levels, or in combination with A Levels or other qualifications. A Level in Chemistry (or equivalent qualification) at grade A is essential.|
We consider a wide range of qualifications for entry. If your qualification or combination of qualifications is not listed here please visit our website for further information: https://www.york.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/applying/entry/
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
We require all Home based applicants to visit the department on either an Open Day, a pre-application visit day or a post-offer visit day
English language requirements
Undergraduate English Language requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|