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Programme structure: Chemistry with Industrial Experience (MSci) - what's running in 2021/22

This integrated Masters programme has been designated as type III: Professional or Practice Masters in accordance with the QAA Degree Characteristics Statement. Please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes for further information on this type of programme.

Core Concepts in Chemistry and Intermediate Practical Chemistry 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 at http://www.bristol.ac.uk/esu/assessment/annex/glossary.html//www.bristol.ac.uk/esu/assessment/annex/glossary.html

Students are required to achieve a mark of 50% in the second and third year in order to proceed to the fourth year of the programme. Students are required to attend all preparatory sessions and submit all requested documentation and forms by the deadlines. The distance learning aspect of the industrial placement year is must pass.

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Teaching Block
Core Concepts in Chemistry CHEM20007 40 Mandatory TB-4
Intermediate Practical Chemistry CHEM20004 40 Mandatory TB-4
Select 40 credit points from the following list:
Biological Life Chemistry CHEM20011 20 Optional TB-4
Environmental Life Chemistry CHEM20012 20 Optional TB-4
Materials Chemistry: Materials for Energy CHEM20005 20 Optional TB-4
Chemical Models and Prediction CHEM20008 20 Optional TB-4
Intermediate Scientific Computing SCIF20001 20 Optional TB-4
Diploma of Higher Education   120    

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, the Gateway programmes and International Foundation programmes.

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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