Access to Science, Engineering and Nursing: Chemistry ADED11406E
- Academic Session: 2020-21
- School: Short Courses
- Credits: 20
- Level: Level 1 (SCQF level 7)
- Typically Offered: Runs Throughout Semesters 1 and 2
- Available to Visiting Students: No
- Available to Erasmus Students: No
The course provides an introduction to Chemistry, focusing on the key skills and ideas essential to Level 1 courses in Biomedical, Life Science and Physical Science subjects.
Blocks 1 and 2
3 hours per week for 22 weeks, plus 1 revision week
At enrolment, students will be asked to select one of the two sessions. There will be no opportunity to change session.
Requirements of Entry
A total of 4 in-class tests and/or lab reports (each weighted at 12.5%, totalling 50%)
60-minute final examination (50%)
Main Assessment In: April/May
The aim of this course is to enable students to put in place basic Chemistry understanding and skills needed for Level 1 undergraduate study in Biomedical, Life Science and Physical Science degrees
Intended Learning Outcomes of Course
By the end of this course students will be able to:
■ Explain the concepts involved in basic Chemistry ideas (for example, elements, compounds, boding, reactions, molecular structure)
■ Solve numerical calculation involving reactions, the mole, etc, as needed for Level 1 Science courses
Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits
Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.