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Foundation Degree Chemical Sciences (Validated by Queen's University)

Belfast Metropolitan College

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree

  • Location

    Titanic Quarter Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    06-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

This full-time course will provide you with a sound knowledge and understanding of the chemical sciences. You will develop a wide range of practical skills including wet chemistry, HPLC, GC-MS and infra-red spectroscopy. You will be assessed through practical laboratory work, coursework and written examinations. Your learning will be supported by tutorial-style teaching and will require a commitment to independent study. A minimum attendance of
80 % is expected on all aspects of the course. Please note this course includes a mandatory work placement which takes place during June – August.

How will I be assessed?

Students who successfully complete the Foundation Degree with an overall weighted mark of 55% and in addition, at least 55% in each module assessed in final year will be eligible to progress to select degree programmes in the School of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering Science at Queen’s University Belfast.

Tuition fees

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£ 2,765per year

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

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

A level : CC

The entry requirements for this programme are set by Queen’s University Belfast. A minimum of CC at A-level, including Chemistry, or equivalent, is required.

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University information

Belfast Metropolitan College

  • Campus address

    Belfast Metropolitan College, 7 Queens Road, Belfast, Antrim, BT3 9DT, Northern Ireland

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