This guidance booklet is aimed at parents whose children are thinking about applying to study chemistry. It contains information on:
- The range of chemistry courses available
- Choosing where to study
- Career prospects for chemistry graduates
- Sources of financial support
Also available to download is a summary from the report on economic benefits of higher education qualifications, which investigated the return of studying a degree to both the individual and the economy.
For parents whose children are interested in studying chemistry at university
Does a chemical science degree pay off?
Research showing that chemistry graduates earn more than graduates of other disciplines
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Advice for parents on the university application process and student finance, plus course listings and other useful information.
The Guardian newspaper's education website provides useful information for students, teachers and parents.
BBC Learning - Parents
Information and advice for parents
UK Association for Science Centres
Listings for all things science related - from conferences, to educational resources, museums and publications
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Contact and Further Information
Royal Society of Chemistry, Thomas Graham House, Cambridge Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge, CB4 0WF
Tel: 01223 432221