The course content, support from academics and state-of-the-art teaching labs have all helped me to feel well equipped for a career in chemistry, and develop skills which I am confident will be transferable to other fields.
My experience of studying Chemistry at York has been fantastic
Ruth, March 2016
Although I initially applied for the 4 year MChem course, the flexibility within the department meant that at the end of my 2nd year, when I became interested in pursuing a career in teaching, I was able to switch to a 3 year BSc course.
This allowed me the opportunity to undertake a Chemical Communications Project based in a local York school.
Through this, I spent 11 full days in a school Science Department, becoming involved with day-to-day lessons and carrying out a project of my choice.
This enjoyable and invaluable insight into teaching encouraged me further and I went on to make successful applications for a PGCE place at Kings College London and the Royal Society of Chemistry teaching scholarship.
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