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Major

Chemistry

Diploma in Science

You’ll study the fundamentals of general, physical, organic and inorganic chemistry and gain the practical skills to work in a range of different labs.

This major can enhance your skills for a broad range of employment opportunities in private companies, councils, state and federal governments.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for chemistry

QS World University Rankings 2020

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How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Laboratory work

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Chemistry
  • Chemical Biology
  • Experimental Chemistry
  • Advanced Organic Chemistry
  • Determination of Molecular Structure
  • Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
  • Advanced Physical Chemistry
  • Advanced Experimental Chemistry
  • Medicinal Chemistry and Chemical Biology
  • Nanomaterials and Self-Assembled Systems

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