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BSc Chemistry and Mathematics

Year 1

(Award available for year: Certificate of Higher Educ)

Learning outcomes

On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to:
- demonstrate a broad understanding of the concepts, information, practical competencies and techniques of mathematics;
- apply core concepts and principles in well-defined contexts;
- appreciate the coherence and logical structure of mathematics;
- demonstrate an awareness of skills in comprehending problems, formulating them mathematically and obtaining solutions by appropriate methods;
- use a range of techniques to initiate and undertake problem solving.
- display an understanding of core chemistry laboratory skills and an appreciation of how experiment may be used to illustrate and reinforce the theory component provided through lectures and tutorials;
- display an understanding of fundamental concepts of the main branches of chemistry and an appreciation of areas for future development.

Transferable (key) skills

Students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme:
- qualities and transferable skills necessary for employment related to the subject area(s) studied;
- skills necessary for the exercising of personal responsibility.


Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will typically include:
- demonstrating the knowledge and application of standard concepts, information and techniques relevant to mathematics and chemistry;
- work that covers a restricted area of mathematics and chemistry;
- demonstrating emerging abilities, skills and competencies.


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