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World University Rankings 2021
101–200 th
Impact Rankings 2021
176-200 th
World Reputation Rankings 2020
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Chemistry with a Placement year Abroad - Cardiff University

The BSc Chemistry with a Placement Year Abroad aims to give you a flexible and dynamic education in the knowledge and skills needed to advance into a successful chemistry career. You will develop your research, mathematical and computational skills alongside practical training. This is a four-year programme that incorporates a 9-12 month project with a placement provider overseas after you have completed year two. This practical overseas experience will be a valuable addition to your CV when seeking graduate employment. The course also includes an extensive project worth 30 credits in the final year. Working abroad will allow you to experience a different culture, expand your network and develop employability skills. For students who wish to spend a year overseas as part of their degree, this programme offers greater flexibility to become immersed in local culture and boasts a broader range of placement work than our MChem Chemistry with a Year Abroad Accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry, this programme provides an excellent platform to chemistry careers and is also a respected bridge to careers outside of chemistry and related disciplines. The skills and knowledge gained throughout the programme can be applied in broader working contexts such as business, teaching or research. Distinctive Features of the Programme Working abroad will allow you to experience a different culture, expand your network and develop employability skills. For students who wish to spend a year overseas as part of their degree, this programme offers greater flexibility to become immersed in local culture and boasts a broader range of placement work than our MChem Chemistry with a Year Abroad. • Choose from a placement on every continent around the world at one of our many partner placement providers. • Learn about all aspects of chemistry during our common first and second year before specialising with optional specialist modules according to the interests you’ve developed. • Flexibility to transfer to a programme with a year in industry, or to our standard BSc or MChem after our common first and second year. • Take part in research projects over the summer break working with leading researchers in the School. • Benefit from the School’s newly refurbished lecture facilities situated opposite the Students’ Union and close to city centre amenities. • Learn from staff who are world-renowned in their fields, for example our catalysis experts from the Cardiff Catalysis Institute.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time including placement abroad
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site - Cardiff,CardiffUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,000
  • England Year 1 £9,000
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,000
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,000
  • Wales Year 1 £9,000
  • International Year 1 £20,950
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £10,500