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Course overview

This course helps you into the first year of an undergraduate degree at Teesside University that includes level 3 chemistry as an entry requirement. You study atoms and molecules, bonding and chemical reactions, quantitative chemistry and basic organic chemistry.

You learn through a combination of live elements and pre-recorded material. Tutor support is available throughout the specified weekly times.

Summer university

Start date: Starts Tuesday 29 June, Tuesdays for six weeks, 9.30am - 4.30pm

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This course is delivered online. Please check the entry requirements tab before making your application to ensure you meet the entry criteria and have all the minimum equipment necessary to take part.

You can study up to 30 credits at Summer University and you can select up to three modules on the same application form. If you would like to add a module later, or change one of your choices, then please email summer.university@tees.ac.uk.

Age restriction
Due to the content and delivery of this course, you should be 16 at the time of enrolment. If you are under 18 at the time of enrolment you must provide a completed parental consent form. You can download the parental consent form and send to summer.university@tees.ac.uk after you submit your application.

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Where you study

This course is delivered online.

 

Course details

What you study

Key chemical concepts
- atomic structure and the Periodic Table, electron configurations related to periodic properties
- chemical bonding
- acids, bases and calculation of pH values using [H+] concentrations
- Le Chatelier’s principle.

Energy
- definition of the property of Enthalpy and related calculations using Formation Enthalpies and Hess‘s Law.

Organic chemistry
- organic compounds: structure, nomenclature and structural isomerism
- polymerisation reactions: addition and condensation reactions.

Inorganic chemistry
- redox reactions and oxidation states
- chemistry of the main block.

How you are assessed

A formative assessment by five tutor marked assessments for you to complete and submit for marking. This gives you and opportunity to receive feedback and prepare for the summative assessment.

The summative assessment is a written examination (100%). It is a series of short answer questions covering the theoretical aspects of the module.

 
 

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

You are expected to have Grade C / 4 in GCSE or equivalent in science.

As this is an online course you need access to a computer and be comfortable learning through an online platform. A strong and stable internet connection is required, and a webcam and microphone to participate in any interactive elements of the course.

International applicants must have an IELTS overall score of 5.5 or higher.

Age restriction
Due to the content and delivery of this course, you should be 16 at the time of enrolment. If you are under 18 at the time of enrolment you must provide a completed parental consent form. You can download the parental consent form and send to summer.university@tees.ac.uk after you submit your application.

 
 

Part-time

2021/22 entry

  • Length: Credits: 10, Level: 3, Fees: £50.00
  • Online
  • Start date: Starts Tuesday 29 June, Tuesdays for six weeks, 9.30am - 4.30pm

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