Detailed course guide
Students gain a good understanding of the fundamental principles of Chemistry, and are introduced to lab skills illustrating various experimental techniques. Mathematics and an optional subject are also studied.
Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry lectures continue, with emphasis on the relationship between theoretical principles and experimental measurements. An optional subject, either the same or a different one from that chosen in Level 1, is also studied.
Advanced Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry courses are studied. Communication and team working skills are developed, and laboratory work becomes more advanced.
Research is undertaken at a partner US Chemistry Department. Students have a local supervisor and are visited by Heriot-Watt Chemistry staff. There are no US tuition fees to pay. Written and oral reports are presented.
Courses are taken in advanced Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry at the research level, plus specialist Chemistry courses and a short research project.
Tuition fees for 2019 entry (by residency status)
Scotland / EU**
England / Northern Ireland / Wales***
* Your residency 'status' is usually defined as the country where you have been ordinarily resident for the three years before the start of your course. Find out more about tuition fees.
** European Union countries (not including England, Northern Ireland or Wales).
*** 'Rest of the UK' (RUK) students entering at Level 1 receive a fee waiver of one year's tuition fee. Normally this will be the final year, or a year during which students study abroad (either at a partnership institution, or at one of Heriot-Watt's overseas campuses). Scholarships and bursaries
Bursaries for students from England, Northern Ireland or Wales starting undergraduate degree courses in 2018
In addition to government maintenance loans and grants towards the costs of fees and living costs, we are offering generous financial support to attract and support eligible students from England, Northern Ireland or Wales:
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