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Chemistry with a Year in Industry BSc (Hons)

Cardiff University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site - Cardiff

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Overview and aims of the ProgrammeThis four-year course includes a 9-12 month paid work placement during year three. You will get the opportunity to create valuable contacts and develop transferrable skills that will prepare you for a competitive work environment. Our strong links with industry can help you find a placement, in the past our students have completed placements with Dow Chemical Company, GSK, Pfizer and Kodak. You will gain a broad introduction to the main areas of chemistry and have the option to specialise in an area that is interesting or important to you through optional modules and a research project later in the course. Plus, you will spend many hours in our labs gaining hands-on experience and developing your research, mathematical and computational skills. Our graduates are employed as chemists working in research, process development and analysis, as well as in broader areas such as teaching, marketing, environmental control, patents and finance. Distinctive Features of the ProgrammeAccredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry. Year in Industry - Spend your third year working in a paid role at an industrial laboratory where you can gain valuable experience and develop your professional skills. Flexible courses – In most cases it is possible to transfer between any of our MChem and BSc Chemistry courses during the first two years. Great students experience - You'll be welcomed by our student mentors, who'll be there to help with everything from studying to social life. You will also be assigned a personal tutor who will guide you with academic matters. Summer research projects - There are a variety of opportunities to undertake summer research projects in Cardiff with support from a member of our academic staff, providing research experience and a valuable addition to your CV.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 23,450per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : ABB - AAB

Must include Chemistry. You will need to pass the science practical element of the A-level if this is part of your programme of study.

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    25th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University has a welcoming and vibrant international community, with over 8,500 students coming from more than 130 countries.
Cardiff is a truly global institution with more than 200 partnerships and formal research links worldwide, giving students access to unique opportunities.
A wide range of dedicated support services for international students including pre-departure advice, airport pickups, personal tutor guidance and more.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    25th out of 57 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    125 57%

    35th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    6th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    44th

    3

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