Chemistry at University of Birmingham - UCAS

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A dynamic, ever-evolving subject, chemistry offers a route into a range of careers. During our BSc Chemistry with a Year in Industry, your third year is spent in paid employment. This industry experience will prove invaluable when you return to complete your degree and in your selection of subsequent career direction. This course provides you with opportunities to improve your employment prospects, gain valuable experience in industry, and also earn money whilst studying. Our broad outlook on the subject offers you the chance to play your part in solving some of the century’s most complex problems in healthcare, medicine, sustainability and the environment, graduating with strong analytical abilities, the confidence to propose innovative solutions, and highly developed lab skills. Working in an industrial setting in your third year will significantly enhance your CV and career prospects, and will also provide you with research experience and insight that is invaluable for your final year research project back in Birmingham as well as your future career. You can experience the pioneering teaching and research offered here for more than 100 years, producing several Nobel Prize-winners along the way. Coupled with the use of some of the best facilities in the country we are regularly placed among the top chemistry departments in UK for student satisfaction. This BSc pathway allows you to undertake an industrial placement free from studying university courses in that year, and you would come back to Birmingham to complete the final year of the BSc Chemistry degree programmes.


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  • Year 1

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England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

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For details of the annual tuition fee for International Students please see the course web page listed in the 'course details' section above. If you are made an offer to study by the University, the yearly tuition fee will be stated in your offer letter.
Chemistry at University of Birmingham - UCAS