University of Chester has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
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.
For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.
Assessment consists of examinations, research project work and laboratory practical classes, in addition to poster and oral presentations.
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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:
|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
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|