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Certificate of Higher Education in Materials Science

  • 1. The course shall consist of lectures, tutorials, seminars and classes on the subject of Chemistry, Physics, Materials Science, Mathematics and Preparation for Undergraduate Study.
  • 2. Every candidate will be required to satisfy the examiners in the following for the Preparation for Undergraduate Study module: 
    • a)  Two revised tutorial essays
    • b) One written report 
    • c) Two oral presentations 
    • d) One reflective learning journal 
  • 3. Every candidate will, in addition to the Preparation for Undergraduate Study module, be required to satisfy the examiners in the following: 
    • a) Six written examinations
      • a. Two in Maths for Physical Sciences
      • b. Two in Materials Science 
      • c. Two synoptic examinations in Materials Science 
    • b) One mini project assignment of the candidate’s choice relating to the course material and approved by the Course Lead to include production of the written project and oral presentation. 
  • 4. The coursework assignments under the above clauses will be submitted via the approved online submission system to the examiners by dates given in the course handbook. 


Module 1: Maths for Physical Sciences 1 

Module 2: Physics/ Chemistry 1 

Module 3: Maths for Physical Sciences 2 

Module 4: Physics/ Chemistry 2 

Module 5: Subject specific problem solving 

Module 6: Mini project