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Undergraduate Double Degree Major
- Chemistry Double Degree Major (BSc/BA, BSc/BCom)
A full-time study load usually consists of 200 credits (approximately eight units) per year, with 100 credits (approximately four units) in each semester.
This Chemistry double degree major provides a body of knowledge in chemistry and a range of skills necessary for a career in a modern analytical or industrial laboratory.
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You’ll have access to a range of international study opportunities.
Students will gain practical experience in the state-of-the-art undergraduate teaching laboratories as part of the Resources and Chemistry Precinct. Work-based learning may be taken as an elective unit.
This course sits within the double degree combination of Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts, and also the Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Commerce. Applicants have the choice of which double degree combination they would like to study.
Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.
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- Forensic scientist
- Material scientist
- Medicinal chemist
- Synthetic chemist
What you'll learn
- apply chemistry knowledge, principles and concepts
- apply critical, creative and reflective thinking to chemistry problems
- access, evaluate and synthesise information relating to chemistry
- effectively communicate chemistry ideas and concepts
- use a range of technologies to collect and analyse data with appropriate regard to uncertainties
- work as responsible, self-directed and motivated learners
- apply internationally accepted scientific conventions, standards and protocols
- demonstrate respect for cultural diversity in professional life
- work safely, effectively and ethically in a multi-faceted scientific environment
Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are outlined in the IELTS table below.
|IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)|
|Overall band score||6.5|
At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.
You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course at another educational institution, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.
A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.
CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.
Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:
Tel: 1300 222 888
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- Curtin course code: MDDU-CHEMS
- Last updated on: January 16, 2020