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Programme structure: Chemical Physics (BSc) for 2018/19 entry cohort

Please note: It is possible that the information shown for future academic years may change due to developments in the relevant academic field. Optional unit availability varies depending on both staffing and student choice.

CHEM20190, CHEM20220, CHEM20370, PHYS23020 and PHYS29010 AND PHYS29031, PHYS20007 and PHYS20030 are must pass units. For the definition of must pass units please see the Glossary of Terms from Annex 1 to the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes.

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status
Practical Physics 212 PHYS29031 20 Mandatory
Intermediate Physical and Theoretical Chemistry CHEM20190 30 Mandatory
Intermediate Practical and Analytical Chemistry for Chemical Physics CHEM20220 20 Mandatory
Mathematical Physics 202 PHYS23020 20 Mandatory
Intermediate Inorganic & Materials Chemistry for ChemicalPhysics CHEM20370 10 Mandatory
Classical Physics I: Thermal Physics, Oscillations and Mechanics PHYS20007 20 Mandatory
Classical Physics II: Electromagnetism and Waves PHYS20020 10 Mandatory
Diploma of Higher Education   130  

Progression/award requirements

Unit Pass Mark for Undergraduate Programmes:

  • 40 out of 100 – for level C/4, I/5 & H/6 units
  • 50 out of 100 – for level M/7 units

For details on the weightings for classifying undergraduate degrees, please see the Agreed Weightings, by Faculty, to be applied for the Purposes of Calculating the Final Programme Mark and Degree Classification in Undergraduate Programmes.

For detailed rules on progression please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes and the relevant faculty handbook.

Please refer to the specific progression/award requirements for programmes with a preliminary year of study, and the Gateway programmes or for International Foundation Programmes please see the student handbook available on Blackboard.

Exit awards

All undergraduate degree programmes allow the opportunity for a student to exit from a programme with a Diploma or Certificate of Higher Education.

  • To be awarded a Diploma of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 240 credit points, of which at least 90 must be at level 5.
  • To be awarded a Certificate of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 120 credit points at level 4.

Integrated Master's degrees may also allow the opportunity for a student to exit from the programme with an equivalent Bachelor's degree where a student has achieved 360 credit points, of which 90 must be at level 6, and has successfully met any additional criteria as described in the programme specification.

The opportunities for a student to exit from one of the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine, and Dentistry with an Award is outlined in the relevant Programme Regulations (which are available as an annex in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes).

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