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.
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.
School of Engineering and Physical Sciences