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BSc Chemistry (International)Year 4 Placement

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 familiarity with a range of elementary knowledge and related concepts, including practical competencies and techniques, which are standard features of chemistry at this level; use basic generic and subject specific intellectual qualities i.e.
- be able to communicate the results of their work;
- present a structured and coherent simple argument;
- be able to interpret and evaluate the underlying concepts and principles of elementary chemistry;
- evaluate and interpret qualitative and quantitative experimental data of an appropriate complexity;
- demonstrate an ability to complete a variety of problem solving exercises associated with the discipline at this level;
- appreciate their strengths and weaknesses as learners;
- appreciate the professional aspects of chemistry.

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 chemistry;
- 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 include:

- demonstrating the knowledge and application of a variety of standard concepts, information and techniques relevant to chemistry;
- demonstrating a degree of competence in elementary practical chemistry, and related information technology;
- demonstrating emerging abilities, skills and competencies in the application of chemical knowledge.


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