This course, written and validated by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) covers topics, typically included in the first two years of a modern chemistry BSc. inorganic, organic, physical, analytical and green chemistry. Wirral Met has a good reputation for its delivery of degree level chemistry. Five Level 4 modules will be studied in the first year of the course and five Level 5 units in the second year.
Five Level 4 modules will be studied in the first year of the course and five Level 5 units in the second year. The level 4 modules: •Basic Skills for Chemists (practical chemistry and mathematics) •Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry •Introduction to Organic Chemistry •Introduction to Analytical Chemistry •Sustainability and the Chemical Industry The level 5 modules: •Inorganic Chemistry •Organic Chemistry •Physical Chemistry: Applications in Analytical Science •Laboratory Chemistry •Project Module.
The majority of level 4 modules are assessed by assignments and in-class tests. A portfolio of laboratory work must also be maintained.
The majority of the level 5 modules have fewer assignments than the level 4 modules and will have a formal examination.
A project report is a requirement of the project module.
How to apply
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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!
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|Campus name||Twelve Quays Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
There are no qualification requirements for this course.
You should have 4 good GCSEs (A* - C/Grade 4 or above) including double science, English and mathematics plus two A levels (D or above), one of which must be in chemistry.
Equivalent qualifications such as the BTEC Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma and Access to HE courses will be considered as alternatives, providing there is significant chemistry content.
If English is not the first language of the applicant, an assessment will be arranged before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£7,500||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£7,500||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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Clearing contact details
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