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BSc (Hons) Chemistry, Green Principles and Sustainable Processes
BSc (Hons) Chemistry, Green Principles and Sustainable Processes

BSc (Hons) Chemistry, Green Principles and Sustainable Processes

  • ID:UY440032
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • A levels, AAB

  • Access to Higher Education Diploma, 36 credits at Distinction and 9 credits at Merit or higher

  • BTEC National Extended Diploma, DDD

  • Cambridge Pre-U, D3, D3, M2

  • European Baccalaureate, 80% overall

  • International Baccalaureate, 35 points

English Requirements

If English isn't your first language you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. We accept the following qualifications:

  • IELTS (Academic and Indicator), 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component

  • C1 Advanced and C2 Proficiency, 176, with a minimum of 169 in each component

  • Duolingo, 110 overall, with a minimum of 100 in each component

  • GCSE/IGCSE/O level English Language (as a first or second language), Grade C

  • LanguageCert International ESOL SELT, B2 Communicator High Pass with a minimum score of 33/50 in each component

  • PTE Academic, 61, with a minimum of 55 in each component

  • TOEFL, 87 overall, with a minimum of 21 in each component

  • Trinity ISE III, Merit in all components

Course Information

Chemistry is often referred to as the 'central science'. It covers topics as diverse as quantum mechanics and the study of atomic particles, to the molecular nature of biological systems and the Human Genome Project.

This degree will give you a strong grounding in fundamental chemistry. You'll also develop specialist knowledge of green chemistry, which is increasingly important in industry as regulations tighten and chemical resources become harder to find.

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Year 1

You will take a set of core modules, each of which integrates the major areas of Chemistry: organic, inorganic, physical, theoretical, analytical and biological.

You'll begin with themes of structure and bonding, and chemical change and reactivity, with practical courses complementing the lectures, and then take interdisciplinary modules that introduce key chemical principles in the areas of spectroscopic analysis, bonding and chemical change, and chemical reactivity and mechanisms.

You will carry out experiments in analytical and physical chemistry, and a two-week integrated chemistry project as an introduction to research.

Core modules

Recent examples include:

  • Core 1: Fundamentals of Chemistry 

  • Core 2: Chemical Properties and Analysis 

  • Core 3: Molecules and Reactions 

  • Year 1 Practical Chemistry 

  • Skills for Chemists 

Year 2

A significant proportion of your second year is made up of core Chemistry modules and practical work which is common to all our Chemistry courses. Your specialist module Green Chemistry & Sustainable Manufacturing introduces the search for ‘cleaner’ processes of chemical production, with a focus on the future of industry.

Core modules

Recent examples include:

  • Core 4a: Molecules in Action 

  • Core 4b: Theory, Analysis and Mechanisms 

  • Core 5: Reactivity 

  • Core 6: Spectroscopy and Chemistry 

Specialist module

  • Green Chemistry and Sustainable Manufacturing 

Year 3

You will continue your studies through a series of core modules in advanced inorganic, organic and physical chemistry. The specialist module Catalysis with Green Technologies explores the importance of catalysis as a tool for green chemistry.

You will also carry out a research project focusing on green chemistry.

Core modules

Recent examples include:

  • Core 7: Advanced Concepts

  • Core 8: Synthesis and Structures

  • Core 9: Compounds and Materials

Specialist module

  • Catalysis with Green Technologies 

Research project

  • BSc Research Project 

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Innovative medicines graduate

  • Fuels technology chemist

  • Production chemist engineer

  • Products research scientist

  • Business services graduate

  • Auditor

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance - Single: 300 (£) per year

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