Professional Skills (Discrete Masters, MSc)


KR: Programmes must develop the professional skills for those intending to practice chemical science as a profession
  • Professional skills development is an essential feature of all master's programmes and relates directly to employability as a professional chemist
  • Requisite professional skills cross reference to generic skills outlined in the Chemistry Benchmark Statement at master's level. These incorporate independent learning ability, self direction and originality, and the ability to exercise initiative and personal responsibility
  • Programmes should provide the independent learning ability for continuing professional development and progression to Chartered Chemist through subsequent work practice
  • Students' competence in the exercise of professional skills should be assessed
  • Professional skills development is an essential feature of all master's programmes and relates directly to employability as a professional chemist