Wirral Metropolitan College

BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) Applied Chemistry (HNC 2 Year Conversion) (Part-time)

Wirral Metropolitan College
In Birkenhead

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Typology BTEC
Location Birkenhead
  • BTEC
  • Birkenhead

This level 5 course is suitable for employees from science based industries and for those who wish to upgrade their HNC to HND and require flexible study. Those who undertook a 1 year HNC may do this coure to top up to HND in 2 years.

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Birkenhead (Merseyside)
Conway Park Campus Europa Boulevard Conway Park, CH41 4NT


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What you'll learn on the course

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Course programme

The course is designed to increase knowledge and skills in the subject of chemistry.There are sixteen units in the HND. The number of additional units needed to convert an HNC to an HND depends on whether the HNC was the current eight units or previous specification, 10 unit qualification. Note that those who did the HNC on the previous specification may need to upgrade a few of their existing units where unit specifications have changed significantly. You will study 6 core units: Specialist units to choose from include: Inorganic chemistry Organic chemistry Physical chemistry Chemical laboratory techniques Project for applied science Analysis of scientific data and information And the10 optional units may include: Inorganic chemistry of crystal structures and transition metal complexes Organic chemistry of aromatic and carbonyl compounds Physical chemistry of spectroscopy, surfaces and chemical and phase equilibria Industrial chemistry Environmental chemical analysis Polymer chemistry Analytical chemistry Environmental monitoring and Analysis Environmental management and conservation Laboratory management Quality assurance and quality control Work based experience Personal and professional development Employability skills It is possible to import units from the applied biology course.

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