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.
- 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
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
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£9,250 per year
These are the tuition fees you pay if you are resident in England
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.