Judith Chemistry with study Abroad MChem Honours MChem
Should your ultimate career plans be in the direction of working for an international company where knowledge of local customs and cultures and where appropriate knowledge of a second language are considered advantageous, then this tailor-made course could be of interest to you. All our partner institutions are carefully chosen and visited on a regular basis to ensure that the high standard of education that you will receive at Newcastle is maintained whilst studying overseas. It's an opportunity worth considering.
Your year abroad will consist of:
A Europe-wide survey among employers shows that, when it comes to graduate recruitment, 'soft' skills are just as valued as sector-specific and computer skills. Significant numbers of employers questioned said that the ability to work well in a team (98%), to adapt to new situations (97%), communication skills (96%), and knowledge of foreign languages (67%) were important when recruiting for their companies. Almost 50% of companies with considerable international business identified knowledge of foreign languages as the most important skill for the future.