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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
- 4 years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
part-time

Course starts
September, January and May

International course fees
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About Applied Chemical Sciences at University of Kent

Developed with, and for employers, the programme incorporates interactive e-learning, on- and off-site academic support and short residential blocks. It can support individuals wanting to progress their career within SME and global organisations, covering relevant roles in the life science supply chain from research through development and into manufacturing.

The higher apprenticeship is delivered as a blended course. Most material will be in the form of directed self-learning via the university's e-learning platform, Moodle, and face to face teaching held over the summer. 

The University of Kent is at the forefront of providing science-based higher and degree apprenticeships.  It is one of the few universities to provide a chemical science-aligned degree programme for the Laboratory Scientist higher apprenticeship standard. Our expertise in e-learning delivery, together with flexible entry points, means that the programme can be delivered with the least disruption to the business.

We offer a three-year alternative degree programme FdSc in Applied Chemical Sciences Higher Apprenticeship that also underpins the Laboratory Scientist higher apprenticeship standard.

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Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a 2.1 at undergraduate level and a Merit at Master's level in a relevant discipline, from a UK or other approved university and/or equivalent. You must submit a research proposal of approximately 1,500 words on your intended topic.

All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, and professional qualifications and experience will also be taken into account when considering applications.

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Please see our International Student website for entry requirements by country and other relevant information for your country.

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English language entry requirements

The University requires all non-native speakers of English to reach a minimum standard of proficiency in written and spoken English before beginning a postgraduate degree. Certain subjects require a higher level.

For detailed information see our English language requirements web pages.

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Please note that if you are required to meet an English language condition, we offer a number of pre-sessional courses in English for Academic Purposes through Kent International Pathways.

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