This professionally accredited BSc degree includes an industrial placement year to boost your skills and employability.
It equips you with a thorough understanding of all the main areas of chemistry, alongside in-depth knowledge of those aspects of chemistry that are important to the pharmaceutical industry.
Your specialist medicinal chemistry topics include:
In Stage 3 you take a paid year in industry. It is a great opportunity for you to gain first-hand experience in the chemical sector and some host companies offer their placement students a job after they graduate.
We have some of the highest specification teaching laboratories in the country and our research-active staff mean you’ll study at the cutting edge of this life-changing field.
The quality of the chemistry study experience at Newcastle is recognised with an overall satisfaction score of 92% in the National Student Survey 2013.
Studying a chemistry degree with a paid industrial training year is a great opportunity to gain first-hand experience of working in the chemical industry.
If you impress your host company, it could even result in a job offer on graduation. You will develop valuable skills such as:
All of our industrial training degrees last four years, with the placement in year three.
The School of Chemistry will give you extensive support to find a suitable placement, including help to write your CV to send out to our wide range of industrial contacts.
In the past students have found placements throughout the UK and, occasionally, overseas with companies including:
You will be part of the School of Chemistry, which is based in the Bedson Building. We have some of the highest specification laboratory facilities in the country.