MChem

Chemistry (Foundation Entry)

Duration
5 Years
Start
September 2024
UCAS Code
C268
Delivery
In Person

On our MChem Chemistry (Foundation Entry) course we’ll give you an introduction to all the traditional elements of physical, organic, inorganic, analytical and ‘green’ chemistry, as well as a range of practical laboratory skills. It provides the perfect stepping stone to an MChem, the established mainstream route to becoming a chemist in the UK.

Why study with us

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    2024
  • Our optional sandwich placement year lets you put classroom learning into professional practice – gaining vital experience and radically enhancing your employability.
  • You’ll get an insight into ‘green chemistry’ and how the chemical industry is adopting revolutionary processes which are more environmentally friendly.
  • Our laboratories feature state-of-the-art equipment, including mass spectrometers, NMRs and electron microscopes.
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What you'll do

  • During your foundation year you’ll enhance your practical skills with a variety of hands-on Biology and Chemistry laboratory sessions and Physics workshops.
  • You’ll have the chance to go on an optional sandwich placement year and gain valuable industry experience.
  • You can use this foundation year as an opportunity to get to know other foundation students on different science-based degree programmes.

Modules

Course delivery

Following the pandemic, we have found that some courses benefit from a blended learning and teaching approach. Therefore, the majority of your teaching will be face-to-face on campus aside from a small amount of online teaching where we have learnt it works best.

95%Face-to-face
5%Online

Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by December 2023.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Accreditations

  • This course is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry. RSC are the UK’s professional body for chemical scientists with a worldwide community.

Future careers

Our Chemistry (Foundation Entry) course is a stepping stone to careers in the chemical, pharmaceutical and food and drink industries.

Fees and funding

2024/25
UK
First year£9,250 for the first year
Full-time£9,250 per year
International
First year£16,400 for the first year
Full-time£16,500 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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This course is based in the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences

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