Applied Science (Chemistry) at London South Bank University - UCAS

Course summary

Chemistry is all around you, from the fibres that wick away moisture in your clothing to the purified water in your bottle, chemistry can be found in nearly every part of our modern life. It is fundamental to understanding the natural world and brings together the other science disciplines. Chemistry is an exciting and rewarding career path to go down, with many different routes and areas of specialisation. Highly skilled, well-trained, and qualified Chemists and Technicians are constantly sought-after by employers around the globe. This one-year Level 4 qualification in Chemistry is an advanced, technical qualification co-developed with London South Bank University (LSBU), Pearson and employers, delivered in a supportive Technical College environment with contemporary facilities. Gaining this industry-led qualification not only provides you with a direct route to Higher Education, including direct entry to selected second year Chemistry and other Bachelor of Science degrees at London South Bank University (LSBU), but also equips you with the specialised scientific knowledge and skills needed to fast-track your career progression in chemistry and related disciplines.


You will study three core units: • Fundamentals of Laboratory Techniques • Scientific Data Handling Approaches and Techniques • Regulation and Quality in the Applied Sciences And three specialised mandatory units: • Inorganic Chemistry • Organic Chemistry • Physical Chemistry You will also study two further specialist units as follows • Fundamentals of Biochemistry • Analytical Chemistry

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London South Bank Technical College (LSBTC) Nine Elms
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

5 GCSE qualifications at grade A*-C or 9-4 (to include Maths and English)

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Applied Science (Chemistry) at London South Bank University - UCAS