MSci Chemistry (F103)

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UCAS code F103
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 MSci Chemistry

Our Chemistry degrees offer a superb grounding in chemistry, with the opportunity to specialise in particular areas.

You will study fundamental concepts in inorganic, organic and physical chemistry, as well as applications in areas such as analytical, environmental, materials and theoretical chemistry. You will develop transferable skills such as problem solving and effective communication.

The MSci is ideal for a career using your subject-specific knowledge and understanding.

More about Chemistry

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

Course structure

First 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

Second year

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

Third year

  • Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
  • Advanced Organic Chemistry
  • Advanced Physical Chemistry
  • Special Topics in Chemistry, including Environmental and Computational Chemistry

Fourth year

  • Special Topics in Chemistry
  • Major research project.
Find out more about the course structure and units available for Chemistry

Typical offer for MSci Chemistry - applicants must meet one of the following

A-level
Standard offer
A*AA including Chemistry and Mathematics (an offer of AAA may be made in exceptional circumstances)
A-level
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
AAB including Chemistry and Mathematics both at grade A or above
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Standard offer
38 overall to include 18 points at Higher Level with 6 in Higher Level Chemistry and 6 in Higher Level Mathematics (or 7 in Standard Level Mathematics)
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
34 overall to include 17 points at Higher Level with 6 in Higher Level Chemistry and 6 in Higher Level Mathematics (or 7 in Standard Level Mathematics)
Cambridge Pre-U offerRequirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3
Access to HE Diploma offerPass Access to HE Diploma (Science) with at least 30 credits at Distinction, including 12 credits in chemistry and 12 credits in mathematics, and 15 credits at Merit. Not all level 3 mathematics modules are acceptable for our degree courses. Please contact the Admissions Office for further information.
BTEC offer DDD in Science plus grade A in A-level Mathematics
Scottish Qualifications Authority offerSH: AAAAA and AH: AA including Chemistry and Mathematics
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
European Baccalaureate offer88% overall with 8.5 in Chemistry and Mathematics
International qualificationsAccepted international qualifications

Applicants must also meet these requirements

GCSE profile requirementsProfile:
Grade C in English Language and Mathematics. In England, where numerical GCSE grades will start to replace letter GCSE grades, we will be aligning the two grading schemes as follows: 4 or 5 is C, 6 is B, 7 is A, and 8 or 9 is A*.
Further information about GCSE requirements and profile levels for 2018 entry.
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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Accreditation

This course is recognised by the following organisations:

Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry for fully meeting the academic criteria for Chartered Chemist (CChem).

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