Personal Development

There is a wide variety of ways in which we will develop your personal skills so that you are prepared to take the next step after graduating.

Chemistry graduates tend to be great problem solvers, analytical thinkers, well organised and highly numerical, and this is why chemists have been instrumental in developing our modern world. As well as developing your specialist knowledge of the subject, we will also help you to develop the skills needed to take the next step in your career, whether that’s on to further study and research, or taking an opportunity in one of the many industries that chemists succeed in.

What kind of skills can I expect to develop?

  • Communication
  • Research
  • Technical
  • Numerical ability
  • Analytical
  • Logical thinking
  • Innovation

Careers Development Module

In Year 2, our module ‘Using Your Degree for Career Success’ is designed to give you the skills you need to find the perfect graduate job. You will start to develop a career path and enhance your job search and applications skills. This includes understanding and interpreting job adverts, writing CVs, understanding assessment centres and developing interview skills. We also invite our business contacts to present to you which will help you learn about career opportunities and market trends/