Career Opportunities in Chemistry
Chemistry trains you to handle information and to deal with complex concepts. These are qualities sought after by many different employers. In industries involving chemicals, plastics, pharmaceuticals, food, textiles and timber, there are many opportunities for employment; working in areas such as research and development, quality control, marketing, sales or management.
Chemists also play a leading role in:
- Agriculture, horticulture, fisheries and water quality control.
- Chemical, biochemical, and medical research units.
- The public sector, covering such areas as pollution monitoring, water purification and forensic work solving criminal cases.
- And areas as diverse as finance, law, politics and retailing.
Our courses are assessed using NZQA registered achievement standards.