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Applied Chemistry (Top-up), B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
Carlisle, United Kingdom
If you have a foundation degree in Chemistry or a related subject, you may be wondering how you can put your knowledge towards starting a career. That's where the top-up course in Applied Chemistry from University of Cumbria comes in.
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During the Applied Chemistry from University of Cumbria we'll help you focus towards using your skills to get a job, underpinning theoretical concepts with a practical element to show you how scientific principles can be applied in a vocational setting. 

You'll gain the confidence and ICT skills you need to be a highly desired employee on the job market, allowing you to make a living out of your love for chemistry.


Your degree will be highly valued in the job market. You'll have learnt how to best present your skills and knowledge to be of great interest to employers, with a focus on where your talents would best placed in the job market. We'll help you develop your potential to handle any kind of work, and show you how to apply your skills to produce your best performance.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Here is no official closing date but we would encourage you to apply as early as possible, as many courses are competitive

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure


  • You'll develop knowledge and skills in a wide range of chemistry topics including inorganic, organic, physical, biomedical and analytical techniques. 
  • We'll teach you the best ways to put your chemistry skills to use in a dynamic job market.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Successful completion of a related foundation degree (in Chemistry or Applied Chemistry) or HND. GCSE in English, Maths and Science at grade C.
  • Applicants from courses based at institutions other than University of Cumbria will be assessed on their suitability depending upon the modules they have studied.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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