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Chemistry MChem(Hons): Entry requirements

Entry requirements for 2018

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 Diploma/Extended Diploma in Applied Science (Chemistry) only must have merits in the following units:
    Unit 1 : "Principles and Applications in Science 1"
    Unit 5: "Principles and Applications in Science 2"
    Unit 13: "Applications of Inorganic Chemistry"
    Unit 14: "Applications of Organic Chemistry"
  • Plus GCSE Candidates are normally required to hold five GCSE subjects grades A-C including Mathematics and English Language (or comparable numeric score under the newly reformed GCSE grading).

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.

Entry requirements for 2019

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 Diploma/Extended Diploma in Applied Science (Chemistry) only must have merits in the following units:
    Unit 1 : "Principles and Applications in Science 1"
    Unit 5: "Principles and Applications in Science 2"
    Unit 13: "Applications of Inorganic Chemistry"
    Unit 14: "Applications of Organic Chemistry"
  • GCSE: candidates are normally required to hold five subjects (grades A*C or comparable numeric score under the newly reformed GCSE grading): 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.

Interviews, entrance tests, auditions and portfolios

Entry on to this course does not require an interview, entrance test, audition or portfolio.

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.

Clearing hotline

0800 0483 334*

If you are calling from outside the UK, please call:

+44 20 8328 1149

Hotline opening hours

*Calls are free from a landline. Mobile charges may apply – please check with your provider.

Location

This course is taught at Penrhyn Road

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Clearing hotline

0800 0483 334*

If you are calling from outside the UK, please call:

+44 20 8328 1149

Hotline opening hours

*Calls are free from a landline. Mobile charges may apply – please check with your provider.

Location

This course is taught at Penrhyn Road

View Penrhyn Road on our Google Maps

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