Chemistry

Course details

Campus(es)

Paisley

UCAS Code

F100

Start Date

September 2020

Degree

BSc (Hons)

About the course

Prepare for a career in drug research, environmental analysis or forensic science with UWS’s BSc (Hons) Chemistry degree.

Featuring practical sessions designed to develop your analytical, problem-solving and numeracy skills as well as workshops, tutorials and presentations to improve your communication and presentation skills, this programme will provide you with the knowledge and practical skills for a successful career in chemistry.

  • Teaching on this programme provides a balanced overview of the main branches of chemistry and allows you to progressing to in-depth study in Honours years.
  • Flexible study options allow you to tailor your studies to suit your interests
  • Between Years 3 and 4 you’ll get the chance to take part in a year’s work experience focused on your chosen specialism
  • This programme combines strong academic content with practical experience with modern chemical instrumentation – with a focus on analytical chemistry and health-related fields
  • This programme is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC).

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

Scotland & EU/EEA

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

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: CCCC including Chemistry
  • A levels: CD-CC (56-64 UCAS Tariff points) including Chemistry
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H3 H3 H4 or H3 H4 H4 including Chemistry
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points including Chemistry
  • Scottish Wider Access Programme: Access to Science BBB or Access to Medicine BBB – both must include Chemistry
  • SQA HNC / BTEC Level 5 HNC: Industrial Biotechnology
  • Scottish Advanced Highers: CCD (112 UCAS TAriff points) including Chemistry, plus SQA National 5 / Intenrmediate 2 / Standard Grade (credit) in 1 other science
  • 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
  • SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND: Applied Science or Applied Chemical Science

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: clearing@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.


Contact our Clearing Team today 

+44(0)141 849 4101

We’re here to answer whatever questions you may have to help make the Clearing process as simple and stress-free as possible. Lines are open between 8.45am-4.45pm Monday to Friday, with extended opening hours on the dates listed below: 

  • Tuesday 4 August – 8.30am-6pm 
  • Wednesday 5 August – 8.30am-6pm 
  • Thursday 6 August – 8.30am-6pm 
  • Friday 7th August – 8.30am-6pm 

Opening times will return to 8.45am-4.45pm from Monday 10 August. 

Our lines may be busier at certain times and we thank you for your patience in advance. Rest assured that our advisors will do everything they possibly can to answer your call as quickly as possible in order to guide you through the Clearing process.


Guide to clearing

We have put together a page to help you understand clearing and where you are on your clearing journey

If you have any questions you can email us at clearing@uws.ac.uk

Clearing 2020

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