Our extended chemistry degree explores all branches of this essential science. It includes a foundation year so you can access the course with fewer entry points. Chemistry is the essential science. It impacts everything in our lives, from the perfect cup of tea to powering space-shuttles. Our extended chemistry degree looks at all branches of the discipline, including organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry and analytical chemistry. You'll also develop the transferable skills that will appeal to a broad range of employers. This extended degree starts with a foundation year before you progress to the standard three-year course. It is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry, which means first-year students get free membership and graduates can apply for associate membership. You'll also benefit from our connections with industry, including regular guest speakers. Our extended degree in chemistry gives you the knowledge and skills for exciting careers inside and outside the laboratory. Our graduates work as Laboratory Managers, Technologists, Technicians, Analysts, Project Managers and Scientific Officers in a range of well-known organisations including E.On, Dyson, GSK, and the NHS. We have a 100% overall student satisfaction rating for Chemistry (NSS 2019), making us the best in London for your needs. What you should know about this course -10th in the UK for Chemistry (The Guardian University Guide 2022)
- Ranked #1 university in Kent for Graduate Prospects (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022)
- Ranked #1 in London for Student Satisfaction for two years running (National Student Survey, 2019 and 2020)
- This four-year course has a foundation year and lower entry requirements. If you have the ability but not the qualifications, this course is your first step to graduation
- This course is taught at our Medway Campus in Chatham Maritime, Kent.
All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.
On this course, on average, students are assessed by: Coursework- 44% Exams- 38% Practical- 17% Students are assessed through a combination of course work, exams and practical assessment where relevant. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assignments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.
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|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
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