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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 9k / Year
  • Foreign: $ 15.5k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • Deadline:
  • 15 Tháng một 2016


    This professionally accredited degree includes an industrial placement year and a year of advanced study at Master's level.

    In your third year, you take a year in industry, increasing your employability after graduation. You will:

    • gain experience of working in the sector
    • develop your practical skills
    • make industry contacts to help your career development

    In your fourth year, you take advanced modules such as:

    • catalyst application and design
    • organic synthesis for drug targets
    • further organic and inorganic chemistry

    Supported by our research-active staff, you also conduct an extended research project on a topic of your choice, contributing to knowledge at the cutting edge of the field.

    This degree provides a good basis for a PhD or career in research.

    Quality and ranking

    The quality of the chemistry study experience at Newcastle is recognised with an overall satisfaction score of 92% in the National Student Survey 2013

    Detailed Course Facts

    Application deadline January 15 Tuition fee
    • GBP 9000 Year (EEA)
    • GBP 15490 Year (Non-EEA)
    Start date September 2015 Credits (ECTS) 240 ECTS
    Duration full-time 48 months Languages Take an IELTS test
    • English
    Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time Intensity Flexible

    Course Content

    Our degrees are divided into Stages. Each Stage lasts for an academic year and you need to complete modules totalling 120 credits by the end of each Stage.

    Please be aware that programme modules do change and therefore may differ for your year of entry.

    Stage 1

    Compulsory modules

    • CHY1101 Basic Organic Chemistry
    • CHY1102 Fundamentals of Biological and Medicinal Chemistry
    • CHY1201 Elements of Physical Chemistry
    • CHY1204 General Chemistry
    • CHY1205 Introductory Physical Chemistry
    • CHY1301 Structural and Inorganic Chemistry
    • CHY1402 Analytical Methods and their Applications

    Stage 2

    Compulsory modules

    • CHY2001 Group Assignment in Chemistry or Medicinal Chemistry
    • CHY2003 Topics in Chemistry
    • CHY2101 Organic Chemistry
    • CHY2102 Bioactive Natural Products
    • CHY2201 Physical Chemistry
    • CHY2301 Inorganic Chemistry
    • CHY2401 Structural Chemistry

    Stage 3 (Industrial Training Year)

    You spend Stage 3 on a paid placement in industry. This year counts towards your final degree mark and is assessed through the following modules:

    • CHY3105 Advanced Organic Chemistry (Distance Learning)
    • CHY3305 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (Distance Learning)
    • CHY8310 Research Project in Industry

    Your placement aims to provide you with the necessary training and work experience to make you competitive in the job market after graduation.

    While on your placement you are employed by your host company but also retain your student status. In the past students have found placements throughout the UK and, occasionally, overseas.

    The School of Chemistry will give you extensive support in finding and during your industrial placement:

    • at the beginning of Stage 2 we help you to write your CV and send it to our wide range of industrial contacts
    • we help you to organise your interviews, and any necessary travel to the companies
    • we keep in regular e-mail contact with you while you are on your placement and visit you during the year to discuss your progress

    Stage 4

    Compulsory modules

    • CHY3201 Advanced Physical Chemistry
    • CHY8411 Research Project (60)

    Optional modules

    You take three modules from the following list:

    • CME3036 Process and Product Engineering
    • CHY8420 Organic Synthesis for Drug Targets
    • CHY8421 Advanced Methods in Drug Discovery
    • CHY8422 Further Organic Chemistry
    • CHY8423 Advanced Topics in Contemporary Physical Chemistry
    • CHY8424 Catalyst Application and Design
    • CHY8425 Further Inorganic Chemistry
    • CHY8428 Further Physical Chemistry


    English Language Requirements

    IELTS band : 6.5 TOEFL iBT® test : 90

    To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

    take an IELTS test. More About IELTS


    All candidates are considered on an individual basis. If your qualifications are not listed here, please see our additional entry requirements web pages to find out which other qualifications are considered.

    - A Levels

    AAB-ABB including Chemistry and preferably Mathematics or another science subject. GCSE Mathematics grade B required if not offered at a higher level.

    - Scottish Qualifications

    AAABB-AABBB at Higher Grade including Chemistry at grade A, and preferably Mathematics or another science subject. Mathematics required at grade 2 Standard Grade (or Intermediate 2 equivalent) if not offered at a higher level. Combinations of Highers and Advanced Highers accepted.

    - International Baccalaureate

    35 points with Higher Level Chemistry at grade 6 or above. Standard Level Mathematics or Mathematical Studies required at grade 5 if not offered at Higher Level.

    - Irish Leaving Certificate

    A1A1A1B1B-A1A1B1B1B at Higher Level to include Chemistry at Grade A, and preferably Mathematics or another science subject.

    - Access Qualifications

    Candidates are welcomed and considered on an individual basis, however, a level 3 unit in Chemistry is essential.

    - BTEC Level 5 HND

    Applicants will be considered on an individual basis.

    - BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (formerly BTEC National Diploma)

    Applicants will be considered on an individual basis.

    - Cambridge Pre-U

    D3,D3,M2-D3,M2,M2 in principal subjects including Chemistry and preferably Mathematics or another science subject. GCSE Mathematics grade B required if not offered at a higher level.

    - English Language Requirements

    For this degree you will need a minimum score of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
    Visit our International Students webpages to find out more about our English language admission requirements and English language support courses offered by INTO Newcastle University.

    - International Foundation Programmes

    If you are an international student and you do not meet the academic and English language requirements specified above, you should consider a preparation course at INTO Newcastle University, which will help to prepare you for study on this degree course. INTO Newcastle University is based on the University campus and offers a range of courses including the International Foundation in Physical Sciences and Engineering.

    Work Experience

    No work experience is required.


    This degree is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry. This means it satisfies the academic requirements for the award of Chartered Chemist (CChem).

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