Wirral Metropolitan College

Chemistry Wirral Metropolitan College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of Central Lancashire


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Course summary

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.

Course details


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.

Assessment method

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

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 F100
Institution code W73
Campus name Twelve Quays Campus
Campus code 1

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:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £7,500 Year 1
EU £7,500 Year 1
International £9,000 Year 1
England £7,500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7,500 Year 1
Scotland £7,500 Year 1
Wales £7,500 Year 1

Additional fee information

For students to be eligible for funding from Student Finance England, they must be studying on an eligible course at a provider registered with the Office for Students (OfS).The OfS is the new independent regulator for higher education in England and all higher education providers need to register with the OfS for their students to be eligible for student support in the 2019-20 academic year. The OfS will start publishing providers on its Register from July 2018. We have made an application to register and expect a decision by [July/September] 2018. No provider will be able to confirm whether student support is available until it has a decision from the OfS. Visit www.officeforstudents.org.uk for more information. International HE fees. Wirral Met College does not currently hold a Tier 4 licence to sponsor applicants who need a student visa to allow them to study in the UK, we are therefore only able to proceed with applications from those with current status which allows study.

Provider information

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Wirral Metropolitan College
Conway Park Campus
Europa Boulevard
CH41 4NT

Clearing contact details

Student Advisers

0151 551 7777

Course Clearing information

Additional information

By phone: Monday-Thursday 8.30-4.30 and Friday 8.30-4.00 throughout the year (including summer). Drop in: Monday-Friday 10.00-4.00 with additional late evenings, during term time only, on Wednesday and Thursday until 10.00 - 6.30.

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0151 551 7777

Fax: 0151 551 7001