This chemistry degree focuses on how chemistry can be used for medicinal applications - including drug design, synthesis, and delivery. Graduates of this programme will have skills and expertise in synthetic chemistry applicable for the pharmaceutical and other industries. The programme is recognized by the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Institute of Chemistry of Ireland. What are... my Career Opportunities? Graduates can anticipate working in the pharmaceutical industry facilitating the development of new and better medicines as well as the chemical (paints, dyes, adhesives, inks), and allied industries (food, beverages, medical devices, cosmetics, semiconductors). The skill-set developed provides the graduate with an excellent basis for working in a variety of areas including production support, quality and assurance, technical services, research and development and technical sales. Graduates can also take a career in the teaching profession. What other options do I have after completion? Students can continue their studies on taught or research programmes (Masters, PhD) at DIT or other institutions as well as professional courses such as the Postgraduate Diploma in Education.