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Foundation Degree Chemical Sciences (Validated by Queen's University)



What will I learn?


This full-time course will provide you with a sound knowledge and understanding of the chemical sciences. You will develop a wide range of practical skills including wet chemistry, HPLC, GC-MS and infra-red spectroscopy. You will be assessed through practical laboratory work, coursework and written examinations. Your learning will be supported by tutorial-style teaching and will require a commitment to independent study. A minimum attendance of
80 % is expected on all aspects of the course. Please note this course includes a mandatory work placement which takes place during June – August.

How will I be assessed?

Students who successfully complete the Foundation Degree with an overall weighted mark of 55% and in addition, at least 55% in each module assessed in final year will be eligible to progress to select degree programmes in the School of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering Science at Queen’s University Belfast.

Which department am I in?

Belfast Metropolitan College

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£2,765.00 (US$ 3,435) per year
Fees are payable annually.

This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected September 2023


Titanic Quarter Campus

7 Queens Road,



BT3 9DT, Northern Ireland

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


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