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UCAS CODE F106
OverviewStudents can experience the life and culture of Australia working at one of our partner institutions. Year 3 of the degree is spent in Australia taking chemistry courses equivalent to those based in Edinburgh. There are no local tuition fees to pay and accommodation is arranged by the host university.AccreditationAccredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry for partially meeting the academic criteria for Chartered Chemist (CChem).The course aims to: • instil in students a sense of
Students can experience the life and culture of Australia working at one of our partner institutions. Year 3 of the degree is spent in Australia taking chemistry courses equivalent to those based in Edinburgh. There are no local tuition fees to pay and accommodation is arranged by the host university.
Accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry for partially meeting the academic criteria for Chartered Chemist (CChem).
The course aims to: • instil in students a sense of enthusiasm for chemistry, an appreciation of its application in different contexts and to involve them in an intellectually stimulating and satisfying experience of learning and studying. • provide students with a broad and balanced foundation of chemical knowledge and practical skills. • develop in students the ability to apply their chemical knowledge and skills to the solution of theoretical and practical problems in chemistry. • develop in students, through an education in chemistry, a range of transferable skills, of value in chemical and non-chemical employment. • provide students with a knowledge and skills base from which they can proceed to further studies in specialised areas of chemistry or multi-disciplinary areas involving chemistry. • generate in students an appreciation of the importance of chemistry in an industrial, economic, environmental and social context. • give experience of university education and cultural life in Australia. • provide experience of research via an extended research project.
The assessment policy for the course incorporates a range of assessment types. Formative work is scheduled during the modules as part of the tutorial scheme and the laboratory sessions, to provide feedback on performance, and is used to inform further development. Continuous assessment during modules (from practical work , essays and written and computer delivered assignments), and summative assessment at the conclusion of the modules both contribute to the overall assessment and are used formally to measure achievement in specified learning outcomes. Core chemistry modules are examined synoptically. Students are encouraged to take responsibility for their own learning and personal development as the course progresses.
including Chemistry and Maths for entry to Year 1.For Year 2 entry: ABB including Chemistry and Maths.
including Chemistry and Maths.
in Chemistry and Mathematics, plus Highers ABBB for entry to Year 2.
with Higher Level Chemistry and Mathematics at 5 for entry to Year 1.For entry to Year 2: 35 points with Higher Level 6 Chemistry and Mathematics.
in a relevant subject (including sufficient Chemistry and Maths) for entry to Year 1.
HNC in a relevant subject (including sufficient Maths and Chemistry) with A in graded unit for entry to Year 1.
For Year 2 entry: HND in a relevant subject (including sufficient Maths and Chemistry) with BB in graded units. For Year 3 entry: HND in a relevant subject (including sufficient Maths and Chemistry) with AA in graded units.