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Chemistry MChem(Hons): Entry requirements

Entry requirements for 2017

Typical offer

Points: minimum 112, depending on qualifications
Units: to include two science A-levels or equivalent

Subjects:

  • A-level: A2 Chemistry minimum grade C and one other science subject (second science can be Biology, Physics or Maths)  General Studies and Critical Thinking not accepted.
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: Applied Science (to include advanced optional chemistry units with a minimum grade of Distinction – any two from 26, 27 and 28).
  • Plus GCSE (A*–C or comparable numeric score under the newly reformed GCSE grading): five subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Double Award Science.

Other entry routes

  • Science foundation year
  • We will consider a range of alternative qualifications or experience that is equivalent to the typical offer. Applications from international students with equivalent qualifications are welcome. Please contact us for details.

English language requirements

All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirements. For this course it is Academic IELTS of 6.0 overall, with no element below 5.5. Please make sure you read our full guidance about English language requirements, which includes details of other qualifications we'll consider.

Applicants from one of the recognised majority English speaking countries (MESCs) do not need to meet these requirements.

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