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What will I learn?

**Foundation courses**A foundation year can develop your skills and make it easier to get started at university. It is an extra year of study at the start of your course that leads in to a full degree programme. It’s a great option if:- You don’t have the grades for a full degree course- You have non-traditional qualifications or experience- You’re starting university after some time away from education- You’re looking for more support during the transition into university study.**Life as a foundation year student**During a foundation year you’ll learn about your chosen subject, develop your study skills and get used to university life. On successful completion of your foundation year, you’ll be ready to progress to the first year of your degree course.As a foundation year student, you’ll be a full student of the University and part of our community. You’ll have access to all our campus facilities and support.**Why choose this course**Our professionally accredited BSc and MChem Chemistry with Forensic Investigation courses provide you with a solid grounding in investigative techniques and modern instrumentation. This enables you to gain the problem-solving and presentation skills that a forensic chemist needs.You’ll benefit from our research-active academics and strong professional links, gaining the confidence to translate your ideas into practice.Our small and friendly Department offers one of the best staff-to-student ratios in the country, ensuring that you’ll have an excellent, well-supported academic experience.Our chemistry courses are ranked top ten in the UK by the Guardian University Guide 2021.**What you will study**Our Chemistry with Forensic Investigation courses combine core chemistry modules with topics including forensic evidence, the toxicology of drugs and DNA profiling.You’ll also benefit from our excellent links with leading companies, where you can choose to complete a Professional Training or Industrial Research placement.You can apply to study for either a BSc or an MChem (Master of Chemistry). The MChem builds on the BSc course with a masters year and is a direct route to a masters qualification.If you study for an MChem, you’ll spend a year doing industry-based research before returning for a final year of masters-level modules.Depending on your progress, you may have the option to switch to a BSc or MChem during your studies.

Which department am I in?

FEPS - Department of Chemistry

Study options

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available

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Start date

18 September 2023

Venue

Stag Hill

Stag Hill,

Guildford,

Surrey,

GU2 7XH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Overall:BBBRequired subjects: English Language or English Literature. Applicants taking an A level science subject with the Science Practical Endorsement are required to pass the practical element. We do not include General Studies or Critical Thinking in our offers.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Surrey

Surrey strives to inspire students to view the world in new ways, to be bold in their work and experience all that student life brings.

  • Based in Guildford, 35 minutes from London
  • 23rd in the UK (Complete University Guide 2020)
  • University of the Year for Graduate Employment
  • Pathway programmes and pre-sessional English courses

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