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Chemistry

University of Greenwich

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 3 years Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £9250.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

Our BSc Hons Chemistry degree will equip you for roles in research and development, the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, forensic science, and health and safety.

You'll get a broad education in all branches of the discipline, including inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry and analytical chemistry. You'll also develop transferable skills that can attract employers from other sectors, such as business and public service.

The course is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry, the UK's professional body for chemical scientists. This will enable you to apply for associate membership after graduation.

 

Our BSc Hons Chemistry degree will equip you for roles in research and development, the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, forensic science, and health and safety. You'll get a broad education in all branches of the discipline, including inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry and analytical chemistry. You'll also develop transferable skills that can...

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Course Content

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Investigative Methodology 1 (15 credits)
  • Inorganic Chemistry (15 credits)
  • Organic Chemistry (15 credits)
  • Physical Chemistry (15 credits)
  • Analytical Chemistry (30 credits)
  • Practical and Professional Skills - Chemistry (30 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Research and Professional Skills (15 credits)
  • Further Inorganic Chemistry (15 credits)
  • Further Organic Chemistry (15 credits)
  • Further Physical Chemistry (15 credits)
  • Intermediate Chemistry (30 credits)
  • Instrumental Analysis (15 credits)
  • Green Chemistry (15 credits)

Year 3

Option Set 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (15 credits)
  • Advanced Inorganic Materials Analysis (15 credits)
  • Advanced Organic Chemistry 1 (Stereochemistry and Mechanisms) (15 credits)
  • Advanced Spectroscopy, Thermodynamics and Quantum Mechanics (15 credits)
  • Project - Chemistry (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • Advanced Organic Chemistry 2 (Synthetic Organic Chemistry) (15 credits)
  • Applied Physical Chemistry (15 credits)

Option Set 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (15 credits)
  • Advanced Inorganic Materials Analysis (15 credits)
  • Advanced Organic Chemistry 1 (Stereochemistry and Mechanisms) (15 credits)
  • Advanced Spectroscopy, Thermodynamics and Quantum Mechanics (15 credits)
  • Project - Chemistry (30 credits)

Students are also required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • Chemometrics and Informatics (15 credits)
  • Advanced Instrumental Analysis (15 credits)

Year 1 Students are required to study the following compulsory modules. Investigative Methodology 1 (15 credits) Inorganic Chemistry (15 credits) Organic Chemistry (15 credits) Physical Chemistry (15 credits) Analytical Chemistry (30 credits) Practical and Professional...

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Available Dates

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Medway

Full Time, 3 years

September, 2020

£9250.00

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Entry Requirements

Typical Offer: 104 Points

Qualifications: three A-levels/Extended Diploma/combination of A-level and Diploma/A-levels and Extended Certificate

Subjects:

  • A-level: 32 Points from Chemistry (or related subject)
  • BTEC National: Extended Diploma in Applied Science
  • A-level and BTEC National: Diploma/Extended Certificate in Applied Science and 32 Points from A-level Chemistry (or related subject – as above)
  • Plus GCSEs in English language and mathematics at grade 4 or above (grade C or above under the A*-G system), and one GCSE science subject at Grade C or above under the A*-G system. We also accept equivalent qualifications at Level 2, such as Functional Skills in Mathematics and English.

We will also consider:

  • AS-levels along with A2-levels
  • Alternative qualifications at Level 3, such as OCR Cambridge Technicals, AQA Tech-level, the International Baccalaureate and Access to Science

Appropriate qualifications such as an HNC, HND or Foundation Degree, with which you may be able to enter this degree in Year 2 or later

Typical Offer: 104 Points Qualifications: three A-levels/Extended Diploma/combination of A-level and Diploma/A-levels and Extended Certificate Subjects: A-level: 32 Points from Chemistry (or related subject) BTEC National: Extended Diploma in Applied Science A-level and BTEC National: Diploma/Extended Certificate in Applied Science...

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Assessment Methods

Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include ‘practice’ assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.

Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include ‘practice’ assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.

Student Satisfaction

Source: NSS

Overall student satisfaction
82%
of students were satisfied overall
The teaching on my course
100% of students strongly agree that staff are good explaining things
92% of students strongly agree that staff have made the subject interesting
92% of students strongly agree that the course is intellectually stimulating
83% of students strongly agree that the course has challenged them to achieve their best work
Learning opportunities
92% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth
92% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics
83% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to apply what they have learnt
Assessment and feedback
75% of students strongly agree that the criteria used in marking have been clear in advance
75% of students strongly agree that the marking and assessment has been fair
75% of students strongly agree that the teedback on their work has been timely
83% of students strongly agree that they have received helpful comments on my work
Academic support
100% of students strongly agree that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to
75% of students strongly agree that they have received sufficient advice and guidance in relation to their course
100% of students strongly agree that good advice was available when they needed to make study choices on their course
Organisation and management
83% of students strongly agree that the course is well organised and running smoothly
92% of students strongly agree that the timetable works efficiently for them
92% of students strongly agree that any changes in the course or teaching have been communicated effectively
Learning resources
92% of students strongly agree that the IT resources and facilities provided have supported their learning well
92% of students strongly agree that the library resources (e.g. books, online services and learning spaces) have supported their learning well
83% of students strongly agree that they have been able to 3ess course-specific resources (e.g. equipment, facilities, software, collections) when they needed to
Learning community
83% of students strongly agree that they feel part of a community of staff and students
92% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of their course
Student voice
100% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to provide feedback on their course
83% of students strongly agree that staff value students’ views and opinions about the course
91% of students strongly agree that it is clear how students’ feedback on the course has been acted on
70% of students strongly agree that the students’ union (association or guild) effectively represents students’ academic interests

University TEF Outcome

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Statistics

Source: hesa.ac.uk

  • UCAS Points80

  • Employment Rate90%

  • Average Graduate Salary£17000

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