Careers and Personal Development

How will a degree in chemistry prepare me for life after Lancaster?

Our chemistry programme provides excellent employment prospects, and graduates of this discipline are amongst the best paid in the UK (QS Digital Solutions). As a chemistry student, you will develop skills that are highly sought after by employers and open up a wide range of career pathways. We have several ways to support you to help make the right choice for your future.

Personal Development

Our degree scheme will assist your personal development by developing transferable skills, as well as offering work experience opportunities and a careers-focused module.

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Employment Destinations

Our degrees will give you an enviable range of opportunities for employment and further study.

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All of our current students and recent graduates can apply for relevant paid work experience through the Science and Technology Internship Programme. 

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Careers Support

As a student at Lancaster, you will gain access to our excellent careers service, offering lifetime support, help and friendly advice.

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After you have graduated, you will have the opportunity to continue your studies to the level of PhD or MSc by Research. In addition, we have a number of careers resources for postgraduates.

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