MChem (Hons) Chemistry, Green Principles and Sustainable Processes with a year abroadUniversity of York
Chemistry is often referred to as the 'central science'. It covers topics as diverse as quantum mechanics and the study of atomic particles, to the molecular nature of biological systems and the Human Genome Project.
This degree will give you a strong grounding in fundamental chemistry. You'll also develop specialist knowledge of green chemistry, which is increasingly important in industry as regulations tighten and chemical resources become harder to find.
This course is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry, assuring the quality of our teaching. This course meets the academic criteria for Chartered Chemist (CChem) status.
Spend a year working on a research project at one of our partner universities in countries all over the world.
You'll be assessed in several different ways, depending on the modules you study. Forms of assessment include:
- practical work
- assessed workshops
Careers and skills
Although most of the our graduate’s progress to become scientists, the analytical and transferable skills which constitute part of our degrees are recognised as suitable training for a wide range of careers.
About 40 graduates per year stay in the Department or join other universities to work for higher degrees. Most are involved in collaborative research projects, many with chemical companies.
- Innovative medicines graduate
- Fuels technology chemist
- Production chemist engineer
- Products research scientist
- Business services graduate
- Patent attorney
- Regulatory officer