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Chemistry, Biological and Medicinal Chemistry with a year abroad MChem (Hons)

University of York

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    F153

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    30th

    9
  • Subject Ranking

    4th

    2 (Chemistry)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    187

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    87

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.39

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    MChem (H)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    OCT-20

Course Summary

This degree will give you a strong grounding in fundamental chemistry. You'll also develop specialist knowledge of chemistry for biology and medicine, from the use of powerful microscopes to investigate the causes of genetic disease, to exploring new treatments for cancer. This course will have a placement year. 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. 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 course is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry, assuring the quality of our teaching. This course partially meets the academic criteria for Chartered Chemist (CChem) status. We pride ourselves on delivering useful written and verbal feedback to all of our students. Whenever you complete an assessment, you will receive feedback on its good and bad points, and guidance on how you can improve further. Although the majority of our graduates progress to become scientists, the analytical and transferable skills which constitute part of our degrees are recognised as suitable training for a wide range of careers.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Extended Project
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

Grades / Points

A*AA–AAB

Details

Essential Subjects:Chemistry at grade A or above is essentialA second Science or Mathematics is preferred. (Sciences included: Biology, Electronics, Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Geology and Physics)Excluded Subjects:General StudiesInformation: Applicants taking Science A-levels that include a practical component will be required to pass

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

30th

About this University

The University of York is a world-class, research-intensive Russell Group university, in one of Europe's most beautiful cities. The university combines academic excellence with an inclusive culture, and students leave equipped to prosper in a global workplace.

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Heslington

York

YO10 5DD

UNITED KINGDOM