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Chemistry with Placement

Heriot-Watt University

Venues

Edinburgh Campus

Content

Chemistry is a dynamic and exciting subject which makes many important contributions to the world. It is a major contributor to the Scottish and UK economies and as such is a secure career pathway. Chemistry plays a crucial role in developing new medicines, materials and energy sources using greener methods for a better future.

The courses within the five-year MChem Chemistry include extensive laboratory work throughout. They provide students with hands-on experience and opportunities to link theoretical knowledge from lectures to the real world. As a result, students develop practical lab experience as well as much needed teamwork, problem solving and communication skills.

Entry Requirements

2023 entry requirements:
Standard entry: 4 Highers at AABB including Maths and Chemistry plus English at National 5.

Widening access entry: 4 Highers at BBBC including Chemistry at B and Maths plus English at National 5.

For entry to Level 2 you would require Advanced Higher Maths and Chemistry at AB or BA plus 4 Highers at AABB.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

MChem

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

F102

Course Length

5 years

Faculty

School of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Department

Chemistry

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.hw.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General