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Applied Science (Chemistry) - Higher National Certificate (HNC)

1. Qualification detail

2. Course description

The HNC in Chemistry (level 4) provides an excellent grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required for progressing onto further studies, such as a BSc, or into employment within the science industries. You will study a total of nine 15 credit units which include five mandatory units: Inorganic Organic Physical Chemical Laboratory Techniques Analysis of Scientific Data and Information Plus two optional level 4 units: Industrial Material Science and Technology Special Features: Within the scheme, there are opportunities for students to attain a level of professional practice in the laboratory as well as independent learning through individual project work. There are also opportunities to get involved with industry through the College's long established links with the sector. Skills and Knowledge Developed: The programme develops a deeper understanding of chemical principles at Level 4. Students will also become experienced in laboratory technician skills and have access to equipment such as infra-red and UV and HPLC, flame spectroscopy.

3. Entry requirements

- A2 qualifications, with a grade D in A2 Chemistry desirable - BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MMM. Applicants should hold a total UCAS Tariff points score from relevant qualifications of at least 96 points.

4. Equipment required

No equipment required

5. Assessment method

Not available

6. Venue

7. Other dates or venues

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