Teesside University, Middlesbrough has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Summary: This extended chemistry degree course is ideal if you wish to study for a university degree in chemistry, but you do not have the necessary Level 3 qualifications required for admission. In the first year of the extended programme, you enhance your knowledge in maths and the fundamentals of biological, chemical and physical sciences. Course details: You also develop your numerical, communication, practical and learning skills, so you can proceed with greater confidence. Teesside is home to some of the most advanced chemical, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in the world, and your course ensures that you can benefit from the proximity of these industries to the University. The highly practical nature of this course means that, as a graduate, you will be well equipped with the understanding and skills employers value, ensuring you can confidently embark on reaching your career goals. After the course: A chemistry degree provides you with, in addition to a solid grounding in chemistry, a range of skills, such as numeracy, data handling and analysis, teamwork and problem solving, which are highly valued by employers. The chemical industry is one of the most important contributors to the UK economy and provides excellent career prospects for our chemistry graduates. But graduates can seek employment in a wide range of industries and organisations, ranging from pharmaceuticals, environmental agencies, processing industries, food, manufacturing and product development, to surprising areas such as publishing and journalism, automotive and aerospace industries, IT and telecommunications, law and business, teaching, and healthcare.
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The first year of this course provides a number of contact teaching and assessment hours (such as lectures, tutorials, laboratory work, projects, examinations), but you are also expected to spend time on your own. This self-study time is to review lecture notes, prepare coursework assignments, work on projects and revise for assessments. One module in each year of your study, excluding your first year (Level 3), involves a compulsory one-week block delivery period. This intensive problem-solving week, provides you with an opportunity to focus your attention on particular problems and enhance your team-working and employability skills. Your course involves a range of types of assessments including research assignments, laboratory work, presentations and tests.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
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How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
|UCAS Tariff||32 - 88 points||Offers are tailored to individual circumstances on a case-by-case basis.|
|Access to HE Diploma||Pass Access to Engineering.|
Applicants are normally invited for interview. Each applicant will receive an individualised offer following an interview. In cases where an interview cannot take place the typical offer will be 32-88 tariff points including at least 1 A level or equivalent. GCSE English Language and maths at grade 4 (or C) or equivalent. Applications from suitably-motivated students with other equivalent qualifications are warmly welcome.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|