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Chemistry

University of the West of Scotland

Venues

Paisley Campus

Content

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 Science and Sport has an enthusiastic and committed staff team that provides a supportive learning environment and a flexible approach to study.

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements:
4 Highers at BBBC including Chemistry plus English and Maths at National 5.

Entry to year 2 may be possible with 3 Advanced Highers at CCD including Chemistry plus English, Maths and another science subject at National 5.

Progression Routes

As a graduate of Chemistry, you will have developed a range of flexible skills which will be suitable for a career in chemical research, industry, commerce, technical sales, management or teaching. Some examples of job roles include a process Chemist at Beecham, laboratory supervisor at BNFL Sellafield, and a medicinal chemist with Scottish Biomedical. Chemistry graduates are also sought by non-scientific employers such as stockbrokers.

Start Date

September, January

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons (Sandwich)

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

F100

Course Length

4 - 5 years

Faculty

School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Science

Department

Physical and Chemical Sciences

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.uws.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General