Applied Science (Chemistry), Higher National Diploma (HND) Top Up

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The HND in Chemistry (level 5) will build on your previous experience and provide 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 seven 15 credit units, all optional, and to include:

• Inorganic Chemistry of Crystal Structures and TM Complexes

• Organic Chemistry of Aromatic and Carbonyl Compounds

• Physical Chemistry of Spectroscopy, Surfaces and Chemical and Phase Equilibria

• Analytical Chemistry

• Project for Applied Science, Medicinal Chemistry and Employability Skills.

And two optional Level 5 units:

• Polymer Chemistry

• Personal and Professional Development.

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 5. Students will also become experienced in laboratory technician skills and have access to equipment such as infra-red and UV and HPLC, flame spectroscopy.

Teaching and learning methods include formal lectures and seminars – which underpin the chemical knowledge – and technical/practical workshop-style sessions.

Practical modules take place in a brand new multi-million pound suite of laboratories, with tutor support and guidance. Extra independent learning sessions are also timetabled to allow access to specialist equipment and resources.

Please note: this course will only run when there is sufficient numbers.

All information about your course including the programme structure, entry requirements, fees and teaching & assessment methods is made available to you via the prospectus.

Please see our HE Prospectus available in full online.