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Chemistry with Forensic Investigation with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Surrey

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Stag Hill

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

**Foundation courses**A foundation year can develop your skills and make it easier to get started at university. It is an extra year of study at the start of your course that leads in to a full degree programme. It’s a great option if:- You don’t have the grades for a full degree course- You have non-traditional qualifications or experience- You’re starting university after some time away from education- You’re looking for more support during the transition into university study.**Life as a foundation year student**During a foundation year you’ll learn about your chosen subject, develop your study skills and get used to university life. On successful completion of your foundation year, you’ll be ready to progress to the first year of your degree course.As a foundation year student, you’ll be a full student of the University and part of our community. You’ll have access to all our campus facilities and support.**Why choose this course**Our professionally-accredited BSc and MChem Chemistry with Forensic Investigation courses will provide you with a solid grounding in investigative techniques and modern instrumentation. This will enable you to gain the problem-solving and presentation skills that a forensic chemist needs.On this course, you’ll benefit from our research-active academics and strong professional links, gaining the confidence to translate your ideas into practice.Our small and friendly Department offers one of the best staff-to-student ratios in the country, ensuring that you will have an excellent, well-supported academic experience.Our chemistry courses are ranked 9th in the UK by the Guardian University Guide 2020.**What you will study**Our Chemistry with Forensic Investigation courses combine core chemistry modules with topics including forensic evidence, the toxicology of drugs and DNA profiling.You will also benefit from our excellent links with leading companies, where you can choose to complete a Professional Training or Industrial Research placement.You can apply to study for either a BSc or an MChem (Master of Chemistry). The MChem builds on the BSc course with a masters year and is a direct route to a masters qualification.If you study for an MChem, you’ll spend a year doing industry-based research before returning for a final year of masters-level modules.Depending on your progress, you may have the option to switch to a BSc or MChem during your studies.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University of Surrey

  • University League Table

    34th

  • Campus address

    University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH, England

The University of Surrey has over 140 nationalities in its international community.
38% of the university’s student population is from outside the UK.
Surrey has over 90 university partners across the globe.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 59 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    133 58%

    33rd

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    23rd

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    31st

    26

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