BSc Chemistry with a Preliminary Year of Study (F108)

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UCAS code F108
Application method UCAS/Common Application
Course duration 4 year(s) full-time
Tuition fees Further information on tuition fees, living costs and financial support.
Location of course Clifton campus
Part-time study Part-time study is not available for this course
Number of applicants accepted for 2015/16 203 overall for Chemical Physics and Chemistry courses

About BSc Chemistry with a Preliminary Year of Study

This degree is aimed at able students without a science background who would rather begin studying at university than undertake an Access course or other additional qualifications first.

Progression from this course to the BSc/MSci degrees is automatic.

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Find out more about studying Chemistry at Bristol including career prospects and how the course is taught and assessed.

Course structure

First year

  • A range of appropriate units in Chemistry

Second year

  • Basic Inorganic Chemistry
  • Basic Organic Chemistry
  • Basic Physical Chemistry
  • Mathematical Skills for Chemists
  • Communication and Information Skills in Chemistry
  • An optional unit chosen from a range of scientific subjects and languages

Third year

  • Intermediate Inorganic Chemistry
  • Intermediate Organic Chemistry
  • Intermediate Physical Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry

Fourth year

  • Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
  • Advanced Organic Chemistry
  • Advanced Physical Chemistry
  • Specialist Topics in Chemistry, including Environmental and Computational Chemistry
  • Research project, including the option to spend a year working in a local school.

Typical offer for BSc Chemistry with a Preliminary Year of Study - applicants must meet one of the following

Welsh Baccalaureate offerRequirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute the same non-subject specific grade for the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Level Core grade
International qualificationsAccepted international qualifications

Specified subjects

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Applicants must also meet these requirements

English language requirements If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:
Profile C
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.

Deferred entry

For this course deferred entry is: Welcomed

Selection process

UCAS or Common Application

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