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All undergraduate students have the opportunity to take  a year work placement and obtain a sandwich degree. We have placement partners in industry and the public sectors, and opportunities for placement are available in areas including

  • research and clinical trials departments in pharmaceutical companies
  • quality control laboratories in the private and public sector
  • chemical synthesis and analysis
  • medical diagnostics including hospital pathology laboratories
  • university and government research institute laboratories
  • biotechnology and food technology development
  • schools and colleges

Students are also encouraged and supported to develop their personal and scientific skills through short-term summer placements that are offered by a wide range of learned societies and other national schemes.

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