Planit


Chemistry with Biochemistry

Heriot-Watt University

Venues

Edinburgh Campus

Content

1st Year: Fundamentals of Chemistry, with Mathematics and Biology courses. Lab work plays a key role in the curriculum.

2nd Year: Core Organic, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, with Cell Biology and Metabolism courses.

3rd Year: Core Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry along with Molecular and Cell biology.

4th Year: Core Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry, together with special topics. BSc students also undertake a 16-week research project in a biochemical aspect of chemistry. MChem students undertake a special practical course.

5th Year: An extensive 24-week Biological Chemistry research project plus specialist Chemistry courses.

Entry Requirements

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

Widening access entry: 4 Highers at BBBC including Chemistry at B 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

F1CR

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

Science General