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Chemistry with a Year in Industry BSc (Hons)

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Chemistry is part of everything in our lives – it’s the key to understanding our world, and this course will equip you with the skills and experience for a wide range of exciting and rewarding careers in a variety of industries.**Why Swansea?**- Top 500 in the Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021 (Shanghai Ranking)- We're 6th in the UK for Overall Satisfaction (NSS 2021)- Great job prospects- Excellent links with industry- Our student society is the only one in the UK that is affiliated with the American Chemical Society.Our Chemistry Department has excellent links with employers, and Chemistry graduates are in demand, obtaining roles such as cancer researcher, forensic scientist, flavourist & innovation director, chief chemist, sustainability manager, fragrance chemist, household goods senior scientist, and analytical scientist.The Royal Society of Chemistry is in the process of accrediting our degrees, which will make your Chemistry BSc even more valuable in the jobs market. Swansea University is ranked Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework, the highest ranking for teaching in universities.You will be taught in our sector-leading teaching laboratories within the new multi-million-pound Chemistry Hub, which provides a world class facility for cutting edge chemical sciences and interdisciplinary research. This ensures you are exposed to the full range of opportunities which a degree in Chemistry can offer.Teaching is informed by our current excellence in research, in areas such as natural products, materials engineering, and medicine, and the Chemistry Department is currently working on vital projects such as delivering clean water and sanitation and affordable, clean energy in the developing world.On this four-year course, you will have the opportunity to study the main branches of chemistry - organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry and instrumental and analytical techniques. You will spend the third of your four years on a paid industrial placement, putting your skills into practice and greatly enhancing your employability.The BSc Chemistry course will develop both your theoretical and practical skills, including lab classes that incorporate a blended, e-learning pre-lab workshop to ensure that you are confident and competent to work in the labs safely and efficiently. You will also be able to use the innovative pre-lab simulation to practise lab skills in your own time."After an open day looking around the Chemistry Department, I knew instantly I wanted to study in Swansea. There were great facilities, friendly academics passionate about their research and a beautiful location right next to the beach. As an undergraduate, and now as a researcher, I always felt there was a great support network on hand and there were plenty of events going on around campus to get involved with. It’s the ideal place to study." -- Rachel Woods, Research Chemist**We guarantee that you will be made a conditional offer for a course at Swansea University. Subject requirements will apply. Please come along to our next Open Day or get in touch for further information.***

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 19,250credit

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 : BBB - ABB

To include Chemistry. If not studying A-Level Maths GCSE Maths Grade B (6) required.

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    29th

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University is proud of its diverse student community, with students and staff from over 120 countries.
Swansea’s dedicated international recruitment, admissions and student support teams will help to guide you from application to arrival and beyond.
Swansea offers highly rated teaching and is ranked in the top 30 UK Universities (Complete University Guide 2022).

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