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Applied Chemistry (2 Year) (Part-Time)

Wirral Metropolitan College

UCAS Code: Not applicable | Higher National Certificate - HNC

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2.0years

Part-time | 2022

A modular Level 5 course in Applied Chemistry, with a minimum of 240 credits, this course is suitable for employees from science based industries and for those who wish to improve their science qualifications but are unable to study full time.

Students must undertake a total of fifteen units over 3 years to achieve a HND in Applied Sciences (Chemistry), consisting of eleven mandatory core units and four optional units.

This Applied Chemistry course is taught at our multi-million pound Twelve Quays campus in Birkenhead.
Pearson BTEC Higher National qualifications are designated Higher Education qualifications in the UK. They are aligned to the Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (FHEQ) in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) Subject Sector Benchmarks. These qualifications are part of the UK Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).

For timetabled sessions, students will be based at the College's Twelve Quays Campus.

The College's term dates are available on its website. However, these may differ according to the programme's assessment calendar. Assessment calendars and timetables of study are typically available in respective course handbooks, accessible through the College Virtual Campus following enrolment.

Modules

Mandatory Units:
Level 4
• Fundamentals of Laboratory Techniques
• Scientific Data Handling Approaches and Techniques
• Regulation and Quality in the Applied Sciences
• Inorganic Chemistry
• Organic Chemistry
• Physical Chemistry
Level 5
• Analysis of Scientific Data and Information
• Applied Sciences Research Project
• Further Analytical Chemistry
• Aromatic and Carbonyl Compounds
• Solid State and Transition Metal Chemistry
Optional Units
• Fundamentals of Biochemistry
• Work-based investigation
Detailed descriptions of all units, which also include recommended resources for that unit, can be found via Pearson's website.

Assessment methods

For each unit, students are assessed through coursework and practical assignments. This course is assessed by assignments which contribute to a pass, merit or distinction grade for each unit. This qualification will have an overall grade of pass, merit or distinction.

Tuition fees

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£2,995
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£2,995
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Northern Ireland
£2,995
per year
Scotland
£2,995
per year
Wales
£2,995
per year

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Course location:

Twelve Quays Campus

Department:

STEM and Computing

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