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Chemistry at the University of Leicester


find out more about studying chemistry at the university of leicester

find out more about studying chemistry at the university of leicester

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  • 1. University ofLeicester
  • 2. Chemistry with PharmaceuticalChemistry Forensic Chemistry Science BSc BSc BSc MChem MChem MChem • Industry • Industry • Industry • Year Abroad • Year Abroad • Year Abroad
  • 3. Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Research TechniquesMChemDegree Study Abroad IndustryBScDegree Degree change Core Modules possible Practical/ Research Project Supplementary/Optional Modules
  • 4. Year Topics Covered1 Chemical Principles Organic Stereochemistry & Reactivity Coordination Chemistry Thermodynamics and Kinetics Organic Functional Groups2 Molecular Spectroscopy Colloids and Interfaces Kinetics and Mechanism Bi-functional Molecules Chemistry of Rings Organometallic Chemistry
  • 5. Chemistry Pharmaceutical Chemistry with Chemistry Forensic SciencePolymers Bio-analytical Chemistry Introduction to Forensic ScienceMolecules in Nature Physiology & Pharmacology Learning Legal SkillsIndustrial Chemistry Microbiology The Criminal JusticeChemistry in Society System Introduction toEnvironmental Biochemistry Forensic ScienceChemistry Analytical ChemistryAnalytical Chemistry
  • 6. Core Modules 6 hours per week Tutorials 1 hour + preparation time Workshops 1 hourSupplementary Modules 4 hours Practical 4-6 hoursProblem Based Learning 2 hours
  • 7. Set Texts Electronic BlackBoard LecturesProblem Based Multimedia Learning Teaching Computer Based Group Problems Tests Tutorials
  • 8. Mid-Semester Exam Course Work Tutorials Posters/Essays(1st & 2nd Year) & Presentations End of Semester Exam
  • 9. 4-6 students Problem sheet attempted before the tutorial. Chance to discuss course topics with tutor.In the 1st and 2nd year,tutorials contribute to yourfinal mark for a givenmodule.
  • 10. 4-6 hrs per week – 1st Year6-10 hrs per week – 2nd yearShort and Long Experiments in allaspects of Chemistry.Own locker with £500 worth ofglassware!Help on Hand:DemonstratorsAcademicsLab Technicians
  • 11. Organic Inorganic Physical Chemistry Chemistry Chemistry Biological Synthetic & Spectroscopy Chemistry Catalysis Pharmaceutical Electrochemistry Green Chemistry Chemistry & Polymers Synthetic & Materials Analytical & Nanomaterials Chemistry ForensicsBSc – 11 week project Fluorine AtmosphericMChem – 21 week project Chemistry Chemistry
  • 12. Character buildingTransferable skillsOver 20 years experience in running placementsUniversity provides Preparation prior to and Supportthroughout the yearThe year away from Leicester is coordinated by the YearOut Tutor – Dr Handa
  • 13. What Do The Students ThinkOf Their Time At Leicester?
  • 14. Results from the recent National Student Survey97% of students say: “Staff are good at explaining things”94% of students say: “The course is intellectually challenging”
  • 15. Kate: MChem with a Year in Industry
  • 16. Results from the recent National Student Survey96% of students say: “The course iswell organised and is run smoothly” 97% of students say: “The library resources and services are good enough for my needs”
  • 17. Raissa: MChem Chemistry
  • 18. Results from the recent National Student Survey97% of students say: “Overall, I amsatisfied with the quality of the course”
  • 19. Mussa: MChem PharmaceuticalChemistry with a Year in Industry
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  • 21. Want to know more about studyingChemistry at Leicester?Come to an Open Day and see whatLeicester has to offer – you will besurprised!