University of Leicester
A/AS-levels: ABB-BBB including Chemistry. Two AS-levels considered in place of one A-level
EPQ with A-levels: BBB-BBC + EPQ at grade B
GCSE: Grade B/5 Maths (if Maths or Physics not held at A/AS-level)
Access to HE Diploma (Science): Pass Diploma with a minimum of 45 credits at level 3, 30 of which must be at Distinction. To include 15 credits at Distinction in Chemistry Level 3 modules. If you don’t have A-level Chemistry you will need to take an entrance exam – please contact Admissions
International Baccalaureate: Pass Diploma with 28 points (with grade 5 in Higher Level Chemistry)
BTEC Nationals: BTEC Extended Diploma in Applied Science with DDD/D*DD, including several Chemistry related modules. If you don’t have A-level Chemistry you will need to take an entrance exam – please contact Admissions.
Our chemistry graduates have demonstrated an ability to be excellent problem solvers, work effectively within teams or individually and to be outstanding communicators. This lends them to employment in a variety of sectors. Most often this is the chemical research and manufacturing industry, both of which are major employers in the UK.
Our degrees include activities that were co-developed with experts from industry to help you gain experience and develop skills that will give you a competitive edge when applying for graduate roles.
Each of our degrees includes a specialist module with guidance on searching and applying for jobs, and on writing CVs and application letters. Plus we have a dedicated Careers Tutor organising careers events throughout the academic year.
At the very beginning of your course you’ll take the short, non-credit bearing Academic and Study Skills.
Choose three option modules from: