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MChem Chemistry with International Study / Course details

Year of entry: 2021

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Course unit details:
International Study Placement

Unit code CHEM30630
Credit rating 120
Unit level Level 3
Teaching period(s) Full year
Offered by Department of Chemistry
Available as a free choice unit? No


During your year abroad you will effectively be a student of the host institution. You will follow a course that is broadly similar to that delivered to the third-year students who stay in Manchester, but you may be able to study options that may not currently available at Manchester. The course you follow will be carefully chosen to ensure that your educational development is at the correct level. Your placement year will be fully assessed by the host university and will involve coursework, laboratory classes and examinations.



You will be expected to take courses covering the core elements of inorganic, organic and physical chemistry, as well as practical classes.  Full consultation and support will be provided by the programme director and members of the University's international advice team.

Assessment methods

Method Weight

Feedback methods

Both assesment and feedback methods will vary according to the University and course units studied.

Study hours

Placement hours
Year abroad 390
Independent study hours
Independent study 810

Teaching staff

Staff member Role
Lu Shin Wong Unit coordinator

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