Chemistry provides an excellent basis for a range of careers, some of which might surprise you. Not all chemists work in laboratories, and chemistry graduates hold various interesting and important professional roles. The key transferable skills that you gain from a chemistry degree open a wealth of opportunities, inside and outside of science. Chemistry is also great for business. According to a report from the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), £1 in every £5 in the UK economy is dependent on developments in chemistry research.
A degree in chemistry equips you with a wide range of transferable skills that employers are looking for in their recruits, including:
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