Chemistry

Course details

Campus(es)

Paisley

UCAS Code

F100

Start Date

September 2018

Degree

BSc (Hons)

About the course

The BSc (Hons) Chemistry provides you with the fundamental knowledge of the subject and practical skills you need for a career in the dynamic fields of drug research, environmental analysis and forensic science.

Our course includes practical aspects to develop your analytical, problem-solving and numeracy skills. Small-group workshops, tutorials and presentations will improve your communication and presentation skills, making you attractive to employers in many areas of industry and commerce.

With much of the course teaching carried out in small groups, there is opportunity to explore subjects in greater depth, giving you the edge you need for a successful career.

The UWS School of Computing, Engineering & Physical Sciences has an enthusiastic and committed staff team that provides a supportive learning environment and a flexible approach to study.

Professional Approval and Accreditation 

Our course is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC).

The RSC accreditation is a rigorous evaluation process that is respected around the world. It helps students, their parents and advisers choose high quality degree programmes, and graduates will have an advantage when applying for jobs and in looking for professional qualifications. 

Applications for this course are open to people currently residing in:

Scotland & EU/EEA

  • Year 1: Closed
  • Year 2: Closed
  • Year 3: Closed

England, Wales & Northern Ireland

  • Year 1: Open
  • Year 2: Open
  • Year 3: Open

International (non-EU)

  • Year 1: Open
  • Year 2: Open
  • Year 3: Open

Entry Requirements

  • Scottish Highers: BBBC (102 UCAS Tariff points) including Chemistry
  • A levels: CCD (88 UCAS Tariff points) including Chemistry
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H3 H3 H3 H4 including Chemistry
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 27 points including Chemistry
  • Scottish Wider Access Programme: Access to Science BBB including Chemistry or Access to Medicine BBB
  • African WASSCE (WAEC): a pass in 5 subjects (minimum of 3 at Grade B) including Maths and Chemistry at Grade B
  • Scottish Advanced Highers: CCD (112 UCAS TAriff points) including Chemistry plus SQA National 5 Grade C, or above / Standard Grade (credit) in 1 science subject
  • A levels: BCC (104) including Chemistry plus GSCE in 1 science subject
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 28 points including Higher Level Chemistry and 1 science subject
  • SQA HNC / BTEC Level 4 HNC: Chemistry or Applied Science or Industrial Biotechnology (Applicant Interviews may be required)
  • SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND: Applied Science or Applied Chemical Science (Applicant Interview may be required)

Clearing Guide

Clearing can sometimes feel like a bit of an emotional rollercoaster. Don’t worry though as we’re here to guide you through the process, giving you the information and advice you need.

UCAS Track

You should use UCAS Track to keep up-to-date with your Undergraduate application. Your UCAS Track account will be updated once a decision has been made on your application and you’ll be notified.

Fees & Funding

Your tuition fee status is determined by your nationality and the country where you are ordinarily resident. Find out all about undergraduate fees and funding for Scottish, UK, EU and International students, including tuition fees, student loans, and alternative sources of funding.

Contact us

If you’re not sure about anything, get in touch – we are here to help!

Whilst we may be dealing with a lot of enquiries during Results Day, our advisors will do everything they can to answer your call or email as efficiently as possible, so you shouldn’t be waiting too long.

T: 0800 027 1000 (Freephone within the UK)
T: +44 (0)141 849 4101 (outwith the UK)
E: uwsclearing@uws.ac.uk

Disclaimer

We will always try to make sure that we publish accurate course information but we do not accept responsibility for any mistakes or omissions. We will also try to make sure that we deliver our courses in line with our published information. However, we may not always be able to do so and you can find further information about this in our enrolment terms and conditions.

Need help? Call the Clearing hotline: +44(0)141 849 4101

If you’re not sure about anything, get in touch – we’re here to help!

Lines are open from 8.45am to 4.45pm Monday to Friday with extended hours on the dates below. Whilst our lines may be busy during results day, our advisors will do everything they can to answer your call as efficiently as possible, so you shouldn’t be waiting too long.

  • Tuesday 6th August – 8.30am-6pm
  • Wednesday 7th August – 8.30am-6pm
  • Thursday 8th August – 8.30am-6pm
  • Friday 9th August – 8.30am-6pm

From Monday 12 August and onwards: 8.45am – 4.45pm

Clearing drop-in sessions

Our clearing drop-in sessions will be taking place simultaneously at both our Paisley and Lanarkshire campuses on Thursday 8th and Thursday 15th of August from 3.00 – 6.00pm.

Our student recruitment team and ambassadors will be on-hand to give you advice about your potential study options and what you are eligible to apply for.

If you already have your results, we’ll even be able to take you through your UCAS application if you wish to apply on-the-spot.

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