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BSc (Hons) Chemistry with Foundation Year

Sheffield Hallam University
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Course UCAS code: A047
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  • BSc (Hons), Full-time Including Foundation Year , Duration: 4 Years
Course Summary:
- Study your foundation year, then progress to a degree with industry accreditation from the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). - Attain the knowledge to solve real-world chemistry problems in the context of biological, environmental, materials and pharmaceutical science. - Gain experience of industrially relevant analytical instrumentation and modern synthetic methodologies. - Achieve an appreciation of the importance of risk assessment protocols and development of project management skills. - Choose to transfer onto the MChem qualification. Develop the skills to achieve in a wide variety of employment, including industrial and academic research and development. Optional transfer to the MChem qualification is aimed at students wanting to pursue a career in research and is suitable for students who achieve good results during years one and two of the BSc route. **How you learn** The course is suitable if you don’t meet the entry requirements for our BSc (Hons) Chemistry course, or you want extra preparation before starting degree-level study. You share the first year with other biosciences and chemistry foundation year students, then move on to the degree. You learn not only practical skills, but also to keep effective records, analyse data, design and plan procedures. You work both independently and with others. **You learn through** - core lectures - laboratory work - small group academic tutorials In the foundation year, you’ll attain the academic and practical skills required for level 4 study. You’ll build your confidence in biology, chemistry and maths, and apply your theoretical knowledge in practical lab sessions. You’ll also familiarise yourself with Sheffield Hallam’s staff and facilities — ensuring that you’re fully prepared to begin as an undergraduate. **Applied learning** **Work placements** You will have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your third and fourth years. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career. **Networking opportunities** This course benefits from accreditation by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), which helps you to connect with the wider chemistry community.
The modules for 2020/21 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2019/20. Year 1 Compulsory modules Biology: Cells And Molecules 20 credits Biology: Organs And Systems 20 credits Chemistry: Atoms To Molecules 20 credits Chemistry: Energy And Reactions 20 credits Maths 20 credits Skills Development 20 credits Year 2 Compulsory modules Concepts In Physical Chemistry 20 credits Fundamentals Of Organic Chemistry 20 credits Introduction To Inorganic And Materials Chemistry 20 credits Principles Of Chemistry And Analytical Science 20 credits Professional And Scientific Practice 1: Labs 20 credits Professional And Scientific Practice 1: Skills 20 credits Year 3 Compulsory modules Analytical And Bioanalytical Science 20 credits Chemistry And Society 20 credits Organic And Biological Chemistry 20 credits Physical And Inorganic Chemistry 20 credits Professional And Scientific Practice 2 40 credits Year 4 Compulsory modules Professional And Scientific Practice 3 20 credits Final year Compulsory modules Research Project 40 credits Elective modules Advanced Analytical Science 20 credits Advanced Inorganic, Physical & Materials Chemistry 20 credits Advanced Organic Synthesis And Spectroscopy 20 credits Medicinal Chemistry And Drug Discovery 20 credits Pharmacology 20 credits
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* Coursework Exams
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15 January

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