University of Chester

Chemistry (including a Foundation Year) University of Chester Degree level: Undergraduate

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TEF Silver

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This course will provide you with a broad base of fundamental chemistry. The course is taught at our Thornton Science Park, where we have industrial partners and a wider commercial community. We aim to provide you with the opportunity to become involved directly in collaborations throughout your studies.

Foundation Year courses have been designed for students who do not have the necessary academic qualifications needed to enter directly into the first year of a degree but who have the ability and commitment to do so.

Course details

Modules

For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.

Assessment method

Assessment consists of examinations, research project work and laboratory practical classes, in addition to poster and oral presentations.


How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code F1J8
Institution code C55
Campus name Chester
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 72 points
A level including Chemistry
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Can only consider in combination with A level Chemistry
Access to HE Diploma Pass Access to HE Diploma with Chemistry at Level 3
Scottish Higher CCCC including Chemistry
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 24 points including 4 in HL Chemistry
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H4, H4, H4, H4 including Chemistry

Other vocational qualifications at Level 3 will also be considered, such as NVQs. If you are a mature student (21 or over) and have been out of education for a while or do not have experience or qualifications at Level 3 (equivalent to A Levels), then our Foundation Year courses will help you to develop the skills and knowledge you will need to succeed in your chosen degree. Please note: certain courses may require that you have studied a specific subject at GCE A Level (or acceptable alternatives)
A Level General Studies accepted; Welsh Baccalaureate accepted alongside A Levels/BTEC/OCRs


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £8,250 Year 1
EU £8,250 Year 1
England £8,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8,250 Year 1
Scotland £8,250 Year 1
Wales £8,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

£1,000 fee waiver bringing the fee down from £9,250 to £8,250 The tuition fee for the subsequent years of study on the full-time undergraduate degree will be charged at the undergraduate degree fee level. This fee is currently £9,250 a year for students starting in 2017 but this is subject to annual inflationary rises in line with inflation at that time, as measured by the Retail Price Index.

Provider information

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University of Chester
Parkgate Road
Chester
CH1 4BJ


Course contact details

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Undergraduate Admissions

01244 511000

Fax: 01244 511300