This chemistry major has a strong industry focus and will produce graduates that are ‘work ready’ by combining an extensive laboratory program with training on state-of-the-art equipment along with an industry project. The course combines studies in analytical, pharmaceutical, forensic and organic chemistry to develop measurement and investigative skills that are highly sought after by industry. The laboratory program includes hands-on training on modern analytical equipment including applications, theory of operation, optimisation, and maintenance and troubleshooting.
The major includes two Capstone units:
NPU3101 Pharmaceutical Regulatory Processes which provides training in Laboratory management and presents an overview of current laboratory practices. As part of the Unit students complete an extensive written report on their laboratory work based upon current industry standards.
RSS300 Industry Project which enables students to complete either a research project in the Chemical Sciences area or a work placement in the Chemical industry. This provides graduates with significant practical experience in a research or industry setting.
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