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Department of Chemistry Programme Catalogue 2017/18


USCH-AKM07: MSci(Hons) Chemistry with Management with Industrial Placement

Leading to the award of MASTER IN SCIENCE IN CHEMISTRY WITH MANAGEMENT

Mode of attendance: Full-time with Thick Sandwich Placement

Normal programme duration: 5 years


Click here for further information Possible DAPs for this programme:

  • USCH-AFM07: MSci (hons) Chemistry with Management
  • USCH-AKB04: BSc (hons) Chemistry with Management with Industrial Training

Please see your programme handbook for circumstances where transfer to DAP may be permitted/required.

 

Click here for further informationPossible exit awards for this programme:



Year 1

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP may be possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 15 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 16 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 1 Stage 1 of this programme contributes 0% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 1 Stage 1

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
CH10133 Atomic structure, bonding and the Periodic Table 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH10135 Fundamentals of organic chemistry 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH10137 From molecules to materials 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 1: Part 1 Stage 1

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
CH10009 Foundation chemistry laboratory 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
MN10070 Business economics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 1 Stage 1

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
CH10193 General practical chemistry 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
MN10248 Introduction to accounting 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2017/18 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2018/19 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.


Year 2

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP may be possible from this programme year.
  • Exemption: 55% OSA for progression instead of 60%.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 23 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 24 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 2 Stage 2 of this programme contributes 16% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 2 Stage 2

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
CH20148 Inorganic synthesis, structure and reactivity (NS/CwM) 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH20150 Organic synthesis, reaction mechanisms and spectroscopy (NS/CwM) 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH20152 Principles of physical chemistry (NS/CwM) 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 1: Part 2 Stage 2

Optional Units: Select 2 units from the following list:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
MN10545 Organisational behaviour 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN20072 Managing human resources 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN20501 Intermediate accounting 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 2 Stage 2

Optional Units: Select 2 units from the following list:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
MN10500 Corporate finance for managers 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN20073 Marketing 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN20445 Corporate responsibility: principles and perspectives 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN20624 People and innovation 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2017/18 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2018/19 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.


Year 3

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP may be possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 2 Stage 3 of this programme contributes 0% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 2 Stage 3

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
CH30054 Industrial placement (BSc hons) 60 credits       [equivalent to 120 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2017/18 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2018/19 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.


Year 4

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP may be possible from this programme year.
  • This is the penultimate stage of the programme.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 27 (Section B)PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 28 (Section B)PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 2 Stage 4 of this programme contributes 34% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 2 Stage 4

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
CH30189 General chemistry 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 1 units from the following list:
  • Students must select either CH30144, CH30159, CH30063, or CH30232 during this year of the programme.
  • Students registering for CH30159 will be required to pass an enhanced DBS check.
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
CH30144 Dissertation 18 credits       [equivalent to 36 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH30159 University ambassadors scheme: science 18 credits       [equivalent to 36 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 1: Part 2 Stage 4

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
CH30043 Advanced practical chemistry 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 3 units from the following list:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
CH30127 Topics in inorganic chemistry I 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH30128 Topics in organic chemistry I 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH30129 Topics in physical chemistry I 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 18 credits from the following list:
  • Students may take no more than 12 level 2 credits throughout this year and no more than 36 credits in either semester.
  • Students may only select one Director of Studies approved option during this programme year.
Further information on DoS approved options Director of Studies approved option allowed: students may be permitted to take a Director of Studies approved option as an alternative to one of the units from this list
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
CH20195 Analytical chemistry 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH30050 The chemical literature 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH30203 Radiochemistry 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH30235 Organic chemistry of biomolecules 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 3 units from the following list:
  • You must select a minimum of 18 credits and a maximum of 24 credits of Management options during this programme year.
  • You may select no more that 12 level 2 credits throughout the year
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
MN20074 Digital business innovation 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN20502 Principles of finance for managers 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30281 Privacy, trust and security in information systems 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30464 Depth psychology of organisations 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30465 Depth psychology of the consumer 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 2 Stage 4

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 24 credits from the following list:
  • Students may take no more than 12 level 2 credits throughout this year and no more than 36 credits in either semester.
  • Students may only select one Director of Studies approved option during this programme year.
Further information on DoS approved options Director of Studies approved option allowed: students may be permitted to take a Director of Studies approved option as an alternative to one of the units from this list
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
CH20146 Symmetry and group theory 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH20238 Introduction to computational chemistry 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH30086 Inorganic chemistry in biological systems 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH30157 Chemistry of functional materials 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH30211 Chemistry beyond the molecule 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH30212 Contemporary main group chemistry 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH30219 Organic and inorganic aspects of homogeneous catalysis 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH30221 Sustainable chemistry in context 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH30224 Physical chemistry of food science 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH30227 Advanced spectroscopic techniques 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH30230 DNA in the modern world 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH30231 Porous materials 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH30236 Organic functional materials and devices 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH30237 X-ray & neutron techniques for chemists 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 4 units from the following list:
  • You must select a minimum of 18 credits and a maximum of 24 credits of Management options during this programme year.
  • You may select no more that 12 level 2 credits throughout the year
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
MN20503 Intermediate corporate finance for managers 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30076 Business strategy 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30436 Contemporary issues in business and society 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30470 Investment and trading 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30549 Advanced accounting 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 1 units from the following list:
Students must select either CH30144, CH30159, CH30063, or CH30232 during this year of the programme.
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
CH30063 Chemistry project 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH30232 Engaging the public in chemistry research 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2017/18 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2018/19 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.


Year 5

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP may be possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 27 (Section A) PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 28 (Section A) PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 3 Stage 5 of this programme contributes 50% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 3 Stage 5

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
CH40164 Chemistry research 2 30 credits       [equivalent to 60 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 1: Part 3 Stage 5

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
MN50175 Operations management 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select 2 units from the following list:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
CH40205 Topics in inorganic chemistry II 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH40206 Topics in organic chemistry II 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH40207 Topics in physical chemistry II 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH40208 Topics in computational chemistry 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 3 Stage 5

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
MN50550 Business analytics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN50583 Strategies for sustainability 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select 6 credits from the following list:
  • You may not repeat a unit already studied at H level in year 4 (e.g. if you took CH30086 in Year 4, you may not choose CH40086 from this list).
  • You may only select one Director of Studies approved option during this programme year.
Further information on DoS approved options Director of Studies approved option allowed: students may be permitted to take a Director of Studies approved option as an alternative to one of the units from this list
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
CH40037 Synthesis of medicinal compounds 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH40039 Computational chemistry 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH40068 Physical organic chemistry 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH40086 Inorganic chemistry in biological systems 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH40158 Chemistry of functional materials 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH40211 Chemistry beyond the molecule 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH40212 Contemporary main group chemistry 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH40219 Organic and inorganic aspects of homogeneous catalysis 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH40220 Chemical thermodynamics in context 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH40221 Sustainable chemistry in context 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH40227 Advanced spectroscopic techniques 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH40230 DNA in the modern world 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH40231 Porous materials 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH40236 Organic functional materials and devices 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
CH40237 X-ray & neutron techniques for chemists 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2017/18 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2018/19 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.