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Chemistry with a European Language

Heriot-Watt University

Venues

Edinburgh Campus

Content

1st Year: Students will gain a good understanding of the fundamental principles of Chemistry, and are introduced to lab skills illustrating various experimental techniques. Mathematics and Language modules are also studied.

2nd Year: Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry lectures continue with emphasis on the relationship between theoretical principles and experimental measurements. Language modules are studied.

3rd Year: Advanced Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry with advanced Language modules are studied. Communication and teamwork skills are developed and lab work becomes more advanced.

4th Year: A year-long placement carrying out research in one of our partner Chemistry Departments in France, Germany or Spain, plus two distance learning modules are taken.

5th Year: Includes a short research project along with lectures in advanced Inorganic, Organic, and Physical Chemistry and specialist Chemistry modules.

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements:
Standard entry: 4 Highers at AABB including Chemistry and French, German or Spanish plus English at National 5.

Widening access entry: 4 Highers at BBBC including Chemistry at B and French, German or Spanish 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

F1R9

Course Length

5 years

Faculty

School of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Department

Chemistry

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.hw.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

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