Who is the course for?This two year course provides the skills and knowledge demanded of a modern science industry. This specialised vocational programme is designed to equip those who wish to work in chemical related industries with the skills and the practical expertise to thrive within this cutting edge environment.
What can it lead to?This course will give you the opportunity to top up your studies at university to gain a full honours degree in chemistry or an applied science subject. It will also give you the skills to progress to employment within the chemical technology sector.
Entry Requirements2 A Levels A* - D or BTEC Level 3 Diploma MP, or BTEC Extended Diploma PPP. In all cases science based qualifications are required. For international students an IELTS score of 6.0 is necessary.
What will I study?Year 1
Chemical Laboratory Techniques
Analysis of Scientific Data and Information
Biochemistry of Macromolecules and Metabolic Pathways
Environmental Monitoring and Analysis
Organic Chemistry of Aromatic and Carbonyl Compounds
Atomic and Nuclear Physics for Spectroscopic Applications
Environmental Management and Conservation
How will I be taught?You will have lectures three days a week, through a mixture of class taught and laboratory sessions making use of Virtual Learning Environments where appropriate.
How will I be assessed?The course is assessed entirely through coursework. The nature of this may include a variety of methods including observation, short answer questioning and vivas as well as more traditional report writing and assignments. Practical skills will also be assessed.
What equipment or materials will I need?The course is taught in well equipped, newly refurbished laboratories by a team of specialist lecturers and supported by a qualified learning advisor. Our laboratories are fitted with advanced equipment including a brand new ultraviolet/visible spectrophotometer and conductivity meter. Lab coats and Health & Safety equipment are provided, though you may wish to provide your own. You will be given the option of purchasing various text books, though a number will be available in the library.
What should I bring to the first class?Notepaper
What additional costs are there?None
How do I Enrol?You must apply through UCAS (www.ucas.com). You will be required to attend an interview and supply evidence for qualifications stated on your application. Once we have received your application we will contact you to attend an interview.
Course Offer ConditionsHarrow College normally runs courses that are offered. However, courses that do not recruit to a satisfactory level may be withdrawn or closed.
Fees and Refunds PolicyHE courses run by Harrow College will be charged annually at competitive local market rates. Fees for 2013/14 are £4,050 and will be fixed at this level for two years for students undertaking a two year course.
If the College cancels a course before it starts you will be given a full refund. If a course closes for any reason the fees for the remaining part of the course will be refunded. If the college receives a written notice of withdrawal from you at least three working days before a course starts you will receive a refund of the tuition fees. (If you enrol within the three days prior to the start of the course you will not be entitled to a refund). Examination fees are non-refundable.
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