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Chemistry with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Course summary**- Study your foundation year, then progress to a degree with industry accreditation from the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC).- Attain the knowledge to solve real-world chemistry problems in the context of biological, environmental, materials and pharmaceutical science.- Gain experience of industrially relevant analytical instrumentation and modern synthetic methodologies.- Achieve an appreciation of the importance of risk assessment protocols and development of project management skills.- Choose to transfer onto the MChem qualification.Develop the skills to achieve in a wide variety of employment, including industrial and academic research and development.Optional transfer to the MChem qualification is aimed at students wanting to pursue a career in research and is suitable for students who achieve good results during years one and two of the BSc route.**How you learn**The course is suitable if you don’t meet the entry requirements for our BSc (Hons) Chemistry course, or you want extra preparation before starting degree-level study. You share the first year with other biosciences and chemistry foundation year students, then move on to the degree.You learn not only practical skills, but also to keep effective records, analyse data, design and plan procedures. You work both independently and with others.**You learn through**- core lectures- laboratory work- small group academic tutorialsIn the foundation year, you’ll attain the academic and practical skills required for level 4 study. You’ll build your confidence in biology, chemistry and maths, and apply your theoretical knowledge in practical lab sessions. You’ll also familiarise yourself with Sheffield Hallam’s staff and facilities — ensuring that you’re fully prepared to begin as an undergraduate.**Applied learningWork placements**You will have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your third and fourth years. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career.**Networking opportunities**This course benefits from accreditation by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), which helps you to connect with the wider chemistry community.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,995per 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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UCAS Points : 64

From A levels including at least 32 points from one A level or equivalent BTEC National qualifications. We do not accept General Studies. For example:CC at A LevelMPP in BTEC Extended Diploma.A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels and EPQ

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    50th out of 59 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    104 46%

    53rd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    45th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    28th

    19

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