Chemistry

Building solutions begins with understanding the chemical interactions.

We understand chemistry’s role in explaining how the natural and physical world work is key to uncovering solutions to real-life problems in industries as diverse as medicine to the environment, from manufacturing to farming. That’s why we offer chemistry courses at Swinburne.

Our chemistry courses are an opportunity to explore how molecules react, and how we can detect and use them. We provide the knowledge and skills needed to apply chemistry to a wide range of fields. These include medicine, food production, cleaning products and environmental protection. We do this through a strong emphasis on analytical chemistry, chemistry, forensic science and surface chemistry.

By the time you graduate, you’ll have the confidence and skills to apply your knowledge to the workplace. Future careers can be found in chemical research, industrial chemistry, forensic science, the pharmaceutical industry and more.

The Swinburne Advantage

We turn knowing into know-how.

We believe an undergraduate education must be about more than knowledge. In today’s competitive job market, it must be about true job readiness.

Starting in 2016, we’re expanding access to our Work Integrated Learning opportunities. It’s just a matter of choosing the opportunity that suits your future.

Choose from professional degrees, professional placements, professional internships, industry-linked projects, industry study tours and accreditation placements. There are also a range of other opportunities you can create.

You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence in knowing you have what it takes to land a job in your field by graduation.

We think it’s an approach that makes the adventure worth taking. See for yourself.
The Swinburne Advantage. Available to all new undergraduate students from 2016.

Study in state-of-the-art chemistry and biotechnology laboratories at Swinburne

Study in state-of-the-art chemistry and biotechnology laboratories

Swinburne's chemistry and biotechnology laboratories support applied and industrial research in chemistry, environmental science and biotechnology.

Chemistry courses

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