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Chemistry University of Brighton Degree level: Undergraduate

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Informed by our extensive research and industry links, our Chemistry MChem takes you from fundamental chemistry concepts to specialist masters-level work at the forefront of the field. Research expertise will inform your learning.

Research across the course team spans organic, inorganic, physical and analytical chemistry, with particular strengths in medicinal, environmental, materials and analytical chemistry.

You will undertake research projects arising from and contributing to this research as part of one of our multidisciplinary research groups. Visiting experts share their knowledge with you by presenting their current research.

You will gain extensive practical experience in our specialist labs including chromatography, nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), mass spectrometry, electron microscopy, electroanalysis, and many other research techniques. The optional placement year is an opportunity to further develop your skills and gain valuable work experience.

This course is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry as fully meeting the academic criteria for Chartered Chemist (CChem).

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Application deadlines

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15 January

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 - 120 points
A level BBC - BBB A levels to include a B in Chemistry.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM - DDM Applied Science, to include a minimum of four Chemistry units.
Access to HE Diploma D: 15 credits
M: 30 credits
Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits overall. Must include 12 credits at distinction in level 3 chemistry. At least 45 credits at level 3, with 15 credits at distinction and 30 at merit.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE (minimum grade C or grade 4)
At least three subjects including English language, maths and science.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 27 points Must include three subjects at Higher Level, one to be Chemistry at grade 5.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H2, H3, H3, H3, H3 To include specified subjects.


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5. in each element, or equivalent English Language qualification.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £14,604 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

The fees listed here are for full-time courses beginning in the academic year 2020–21. Further tuition fees are payable for each subsequent year of study and are subject to an annual increase of no more than 5% or RPI (whichever is the greater). The annual increase for UK/EU students, who are subject to regulated fees, will increase no more than the statutory maximum fee. The tuition fee you have to pay depends on a number of factors including the kind of course you take, and whether you study full-time or part-time. If you are studying part-time you will normally be charged on a pro rata basis depending on the number of modules you take. If your course includes a sandwich year option you will pay a reduced fee during this year; £1,290 for home students and £2,076 for international students. International students should confirm the tuition fee for the course you are applying for by using our course finder. You may have to pay additional costs during your studies. The cost of optional activities is not included in your tuition fee and you will need to meet this cost in addition to your fees. A summary of the costs that you may be expected to pay, and what is included in your fees, can be found on our website.

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University of Brighton
Mithras House
Lewes Road
Brighton
BN2 4AT


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