Chemistry with a Year in Industry BSc (Hons)

Key information

  • Course length: 4 years
  • UCAS code: F111
  • Year of entry: 2020
  • Typical offer: A-level : ABB / IB : 33 / BTEC : D*DD

Entry Requirements

A level offerABB
Subject requirementsTwo science A levels including Chemistry.

For applicants from England: Where a science has been taken at A level (Chemistry, Biology or Physics), a pass in the Science practical of each subject will be required.
BTEC Level 3 National Extended DiplomaD*DD in relevant diploma. Students will be invited to attend interview and take an assessment.

Applicants must be completing the Physical Science pathway and be studying the following optional modules: Applications of Inorganic Chemistry, Applications of Organic Chemistry, Practical Chemical Analysis.

For previous BTEC (QCF) qualification:

The Applied Science pathway is acceptable and the following optional modules must be studied:

• Chemical Periodicity and its Applications
• Industrial Applications of Organic Chemistry and/or Industrial Chemical Reactions
• Mathematical Calculations for Science and/or Using Statistics in Science
• Chemical Laboratory Techniques and/or Chemistry for Biology Technicians
International Baccalaureate33 points including 6 points from Chemistry at higher level and 5 points from one other science at higher level
Irish Leaving CertificateH1, H1, H2, H2 (including Chemistry and one other Science at H1)
Scottish Higher/Advanced HigherNot accepted without Advanced Highers
Welsh Baccalaureate AdvancedAccepted, including 2 science A levels at grades AB including Chemistry
EU entry requirementsEU Qualifications
Access45 Level 3 credits in graded units in a relevant Diploma,including 30 at Distinction and a further 15 with at least Merit.

15 Distinctions are required in each of Chemistry and a Second Science.

Students will be invited to attend interview and take an assessment.
International entry informationYour country
Extended Project QualificationApplicants who offer the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) and meet our offer criteria will be made the standard offer, plus an alternative offer. This will be at one A Level grade lower plus a grade A in the EPQ, for example the offer would be ABB or BBB plus A in the EPQ.
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Other Qualifications

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General Studies

Most (see exceptions below) of our non-clinical programmes welcome General Studies as an A level upon which we will make an offer.

General Studies is not considered for:

  • Diagnostic Radiography
  • Dentistry
  • Life Sciences
  • Management School
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Orthoptics
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