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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**About the course**At Sussex, you’re taught by today’s leading chemists, whose research is making world-changing impact in many areas, including renewable energy, drug design and cancer, and making the world’s tiniest magnets.We focus on core modules during the first two years. This enables us to offer you an unrivalled choice of modules in year 3, allowing you to tailor your degree to your interests. Amongst other topics, you can study:- the structure of drug molecules and designing potential new, improved medicines- quantum chemical methods- the principles of lasers and their application, amongst other areas.You can also take an extra year to do a professional placement or study at an international university.**Accreditation**This course is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC).**MChem or BSc?**We also offer this course as a four-year MChem, as a four-year MChem with an industrial placement year, or as a four-year MChem with summer research placements.**About Sussex**Sussex graduates change the world. Our students become the leaders of the future, making discoveries, improving lives and changing things for the better.Study with us to join a welcoming and inspiring community of staff and students from more than 140 countries.**Location**We shape the world from a fantastic campus on the UK’s beautiful south coast.We are the only UK university surrounded by a national park, so you can step off campus to explore the hills and woodlands of the South Downs. The vibrant, colourful and creative seaside city of Brighton & Hove is just nine minutes away.With Brighton voted the happiest city in England for students, (Student Living Survey, Sodexo, 2018) there can be few better places to study.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : ABB

A-levels must include Chemistry, at least grade B. You will also normally need to pass the separate science practical assessment in Chemistry. If you are not able to take the science practical assessment, applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.You will also need GCSE (or equivalent) English and two science subjects with grade 5 (or grade B) in each and grade 6 (or grade B) in Mathematics.

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University information

University of Sussex

  • University League Table

    40th

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Students will join a welcoming community of academics and students from more than 140 countries, with internationalism at the university’s heart.
Research at Sussex challenges conventional thinking, seeking inspiring and creative ways to understand and solve global issues.
Situated on the south coast, the iconic city of Brighton is only one hour from London with excellent travel links to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    37th out of 59 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    151 66%

    20th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    50th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    19th

    13

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