Summary: This extended chemistry degree course is ideal if you wish to study for a university degree in chemistry, but you do not have the necessary Level 3 qualifications required for admission. In the first year of the extended programme, you enhance your knowledge in maths and the fundamentals of biological, chemical and physical sciences. Course details: You also develop your numerical, communication, practical and learning skills, so you can proceed with greater confidence. Teesside is home to some of the most advanced chemical, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in the world, and your course ensures that you can benefit from the proximity of these industries to the University. The highly practical nature of this course means that, as a graduate, you will be well equipped with the understanding and skills employers value, ensuring you can confidently embark on reaching your career goals. After the course: A chemistry degree provides you with, in addition to a solid grounding in chemistry, a range of skills, such as numeracy, data handling and analysis, teamwork and problem solving, which are highly valued by employers. The chemical industry is one of the most important contributors to the UK economy and provides excellent career prospects for our chemistry graduates. But graduates can seek employment in a wide range of industries and organisations, ranging from pharmaceuticals, environmental agencies, processing industries, food, manufacturing and product development, to surprising areas such as publishing and journalism, automotive and aerospace industries, IT and telecommunications, law and business, teaching, and healthcare.