University of Bristol has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This degree is designed for students with potential who don't have a science background.
Students who successfully complete this preliminary year can progress their studies on the BSc or MSci Chemistry programme - please see separate programme specification for details.
Our BSc degree offers a superb grounding in chemistry with the opportunity to specialise in your final year. You will study fundamental concepts in inorganic, organic and physical chemistry, and applications in areas such as analytical, environmental, materials and theoretical chemistry. You will also develop your ability to design experiments and interpret results, and gain key skills through our chemistry-specific communications and mathematics units.
Your final year project options include work in a research laboratory or a local school, where you may be developing science resources or carrying out chemistry education research.
We are one of the UK’s biggest chemistry schools and we have a superb reputation for teaching and research; over a third of our research rated 'world-leading' in REF 2014. Our alumni have established careers with a wide range of employers, including Teach First, GlaxoSmithKline, Deloitte LLP and HM Revenue and Customs.
Find out more about the course structure and units available for Chemistry with a Preliminary Year of Study: https://www.bris.ac.uk/unit-programme-catalogue/RouteStructure.jsa?byCohort=N&ayrCode=19%2F20&programmeCode=2CHEM011U
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Chemistry, Royal Society of
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.
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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
The University of Bristol welcomes applications from international students, and accepts a wide range of qualifications for undergraduate study. If you studied at a school, college or university outside the UK, please select the relevant page for further information on qualification equivalences, scholarships and details of our education representatives in your country/region: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/international/countries/
Please contact Admissions for information on accepted qualifications by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling +44 (0)117 394 1649.
Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
English language profile needed: Profile C
Fees and funding
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|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|