As a Nottingham chemistry graduate, you will be well prepared for a wide range of employment and postgraduate study opportunities. The chemical industry requires trained chemists, and the emerging materials and biotechnology sectors require chemists who can generate new materials, products, and knowledge that are needed in these areas.
In addition to equipping you with the theoretical and practical skills in chemistry, a degree in chemistry from Nottingham also demonstrates that you can think logically and critically, solve complicated problems, and manage your time effectively. Consequently, our graduates may also be employed in other professions, including those in finance, education and marketing.
Throughout your time with us, our Career Development Office can work with you to improve your employability skills even further. They will assist with job or course applications, searching for appropriate work experience placements and hosting events to bring you closer to a wide range of prospective employers.
Recent destinations of graduates in chemistry from the University of Nottingham UK include Boots, Cancer Research, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), HSBC, Intellectual Property Office, NHS and Unilever. In addition, many graduates continue their studies in chemistry or a related discipline, working towards postgraduate degrees at Masters level.