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Chemistry (Part-Time)

University of Greenwich
Kent, Great Britain
Part-time
Duration
5 Years
Language
English

Program Description

Chemistry is the essential science. It impacts everyday life from brewing the perfect cup of tea to sending shuttles into space. Our chemistry degree explores all branches of the discipline, including inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry and analytical chemistry. You'll also develop transferable skills that appeal to employers from other sectors, such as business and public service.

The course is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry, the UK's professional body for chemical scientists. First-year students get free membership, and graduates will be able to apply for associate membership. You'll also benefit from our connections with industry. Our lecturers have held prestigious roles at GSK and Pfizer, and we regularly welcome industry-based guest speakers.

Entry Requirements

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Education
High School Diploma (or equivalent)
16
or
Foundation Year
55
or
IB Diploma
20
English Level
IELTS
6
or
PTE
51
or
TOEFL (internet based)
60
Required Documents
Certified Copy of the English Certification
ID Certified Copy
Passport Certified Copy
Certified Copy of the High School Diploma (or equivalent)
Student Visa
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Notes:

Other accepted qualifications:

  • A-level: 32 Points from Chemistry (or related subject).
  • BTEC National: Extended Diploma in Applied Science.
  • A-level and BTEC National: Diploma/Extended Certificate in Applied Science and 32 Points from A-level Chemistry (or related subject – as above).
  • Alternative qualifications at Level 3, such as OCR Cambridge Technicals, AQA Tech-level, the International Baccalaureate and Access to Science.
  • Appropriate qualifications such as an HNC, HND or Foundation Degree, with which you may be able to enter this degree in Year 2 or later.

Alternative English language requirements:

  • Apolytirion with grade 17 in English.
  • University of Greenwich English Language Test (OIETC): Overall grade B2+ with B2 in each skill.

Important Information:

  • If your English language qualification is below the standard requirements listed above, you may be eligible for our online pre-sessional English (PSE) programme.
  • If you do not currently hold an IELTS and think you might need a pre-sessional English programme to reach the required level, you can also take the University's English Language Test (UOGELT). If you do not achieve the required score for direct entry, you will be eligible to study our online pre-sessional course using your UOGELT result.

Curriculum

Year 1

Practical Laboratory Science Skills 1 (15 credits)

Inorganic Chemistry (15 credits)

Organic Chemistry (15 credits)

Physical Chemistry (15 credits)

Analytical Chemistry (DL) (15 credits)

Year 2

Investigative Methodology 2 (15 credits)

Further Inorganic Chemistry (15 credits)

Further Organic Chemistry (15 credits)

Further Physical Chemistry (15 credits)

Practical Laboratory Science Skills 2 (15 credits)

Year 3

Research and Professional Skills (15 credits)

Chemical Investigation (15 credits)

Intermediate Chemistry (30 credits)

Instrumental Analysis (15 credits)

Year 4

Option Set 1

Students are required to choose 60 credits from this list of options:
Advanced Organic Chemistry 1 (Stereochemistry and Mechanisms) (15 credits)
Advanced Organic Chemistry 2 (Synthetic Organic Chemistry) (15 credits)
Applied Physical Chemistry (15 credits)
Advanced Spectroscopy, Thermodynamics and Quantum Mechanics (15 credits)

Option Set 2

Students are also required to choose 60 credits from this list of options:
Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (15 credits)
Advanced Inorganic Materials Analysis (15 credits)
Chemometrics and Informatics (15 credits)
Advanced Instrumental Analysis (15 credits)

Year 5

Option Set 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules:
Project - Chemistry (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options:
Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (15 credits)
Advanced Inorganic Materials Analysis (15 credits)

Option Set 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules:
Project - Chemistry (30 credits)

Students are also required to choose 30 credits from this list of options:
Advanced Organic Chemistry 1 (Stereochemistry and Mechanisms) (15 credits)
Advanced Spectroscopy, Thermodynamics and Quantum Mechanics (15 credits)

Careers

A qualification in this subject will offer a wide variety of career opportunities in:

  • research and development,
  • teaching,
  • the chemical and pharmaceutical industries (production development, analytical science, quality assurance and information science),
  • forensic science,
  • environmental pollution,
  • health and safety.

Our graduates are working in a wide range of companies including:

  • Unilever
  • Kent Scientific Services
  • Fuji Film Speciality Ink Systems
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