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Applied Chemistry (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #442 (QS) Birmingham, United Kingdom
This Applied Chemistry (Hons) from Aston University will equip you for a successful career in chemistry, the chemical industries or a vast range of alternative scientific and business occupations. You will also have the opportunity to undertake a placement year to help you to develop your professional skills. 
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Overview

Countless consumer and industrial products, medicines and pharmaceuticals are produced on processes developed from the fundamental principles of chemistry.

The courses emphasise the commercial as well as industrial application of chemistry. They aim to expand your fundamental chemical knowledge, refine your professional, scientific and technical skills and to develop your personal, communication and management skills. Ultimately you will be equipped for a successful career in chemistry, the chemical industries or a vast range of alternative scientific, business and professional occupations such as teaching.

Career

Your broad grounding in the principles of chemistry will prepare you to enter research, development or production in the chemical process industries or to undertake postgraduate research or teaching certificates. Alternatively you may pursue a career in areas as diverse as commerce, administration, accounting, banking or the civil service.

The study of Applied Chemistry (Hons) from Aston University is a springboard to your future, whether or not you enter a directly related career and is a highly stimulating and rewarding choice. For students interested in biological chemistry, there are also opportunities in a wide variety of modern exciting industries including pharmaceuticals, agro-chemicals, biotechnology, environmental control, water, renewable energy and materials. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      3 or 4 years

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sustainability, Design and Build 
  • Organic Chemistry 
  • Physical Chemistry 
  • Inorganic Chemistry 
  • Mathematics for Chemists 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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    78

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  • Minimum required score:

    57

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General Requirements

A level entry

  • BBB-BCC, to include Chemistry at Grade B (including passing the practical element)
BTEC
  • DDM, plus A level Chemistry at minimum Grade B. 
International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • 31 points and above overall with 5, 5, 5 in Higher Level subjects including Chemistry at Higher Level
GCSE
  • Maths Grade C/4 and English Grade C/4

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19400 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Birmingham

  • 765 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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