HNC Applied Chemistry

Course Overview

This two-year course provides individuals working in the chemical and related industries with the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to succeed in employment. Learners will develop a range of skills, techniques and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.

Updated January 2020

Entry Requirements

One of the following:

  • Access to HE Diploma –Pass
  • A Level – DD
  • BTEC L3 Extended Diploma – PPP
  • BTEC L3 90-Credit Diploma – MM

Course Delivery

Please note this syllabus is subject to change for September 2020

Year one modules:

  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Chemical Laboratory Techniques
  • Analysis of Scientific Data and Information

Year two modules:

  • Work-based Investigation
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Laboratory Management

Progression Opportunities

Progression on to an undergraduate degree in applied chemistry or a related area.

Additional Information

The tuition fees for this course are £1,200 per year

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