Chemistry BSc (Hons)

University of the West of Scotland

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Course info

UCAS CODE F100
This degree will provide you with the knowledge and practical skills required for a career in drug research, environmental analysis and forensic science. You will develop professional skills through practical and project work, plus the analytical and communication skills relevant to the modern scientist.The Honours sandwich programme offers a year’s paid work experience between years 3 and 4. Study abroad opportunities are available.You will study the general aspects of chemistry including ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
106th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
109th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
42nd

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
Sandwich
4 Years

Chemistry

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 85 = 15% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Chemistry graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Chemistry graduate salary
£20,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, February 2021

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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A level
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Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£1,820 per year
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More info: Scottish and EU: Standard fee is £1,820 cost per year of study (paid by the Scottish Government via SAAS). The fee mentioned is for 2020/21 entry and there may be a slight increase in the fee for 2021/22 entry..

Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
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Students from Channel Islands
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Students from EU EU Students
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£16,000 per year
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More info: Standard fee is £16,000 per year of study. The fee mentioned is for 2020/21 entry and there may be a slight increase in the fee for 2021/22 entry..

International Students
International Fees
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Latest Chemistry (General) reviews

Chemistry (General)
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Student Reviewer
14 Jan 15

Chemistry BSc

Social, modern and upbeat. I was a student hoping to not only earn a degree, but enjoy doing so at the same time. The...

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How Chemistry (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 12 reviews

5 star 42%
4 star 50%
3 star 0%
2 star 8%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 1,211 reviews

5 star 26%
4 star 51%
3 star 18%
2 star 4%
1 star 1%

Where you'll study

University of the West of Scotland

High Street Paisley
Renfrewshire
PA1 2BE United Kingdom Nearest train station: Paisley Canal  0.2 miles away

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