Study plan Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry

Basic skills

  • Students must have and understand knowledge of an area of study built on the basis of general secondary education, and while it relies on some advanced textbooks it also includes some aspects coming from the forefront of its field of study.
  • Students must be capable of applying their knowledge to their work or vocation in a professional way and they should have building arguments and problem resolution skills within their area of study.
  • Students must be capable of collecting and interpreting relevant data (usually within their area of study) in order to make statements that reflect social, scientific or ethic relevant issues.
  • Students must be capable of communicating information, ideas, problems and solutions to both specialised and non-specialised audiences.
  • Students must develop the necessary learning skills to undertake further training with a high degree of autonomy.

Specific skills

  • Show an understanding of the basic concepts, principles, theories and facts of the different areas of chemistry.
  • Apply knowledge of chemistry to problem solving of a quantitative or qualitative nature in familiar and professional fields.
  • Recognise and analyse chemical problems and propose suitable answers or studies to resolve them.
  • Develop synthesis and analyses studies in chemistry from previously established procedures.
  • Handle standard instruments and material in analytic and synthetic chemical laboratories.
  • Interpret data obtained by means of experimental measures, including the use of IT tools; identify their meaning and relate the data with appropriate chemistry, physics or biology theories.
  • Handle chemical products safely.
  • Evaluate the health risks and environmental and socioeconomic impact associated to chemical substances and the chemistry industry.
  • Use the English language properly in the field of chemistry.

Transversal skills

  • Communicate orally and in writing in one’s own language.
  • Manage the organisation and planning of tasks.
  • Resolve problems and make decisions.
  • Obtain information, including by digital means.
  • Manage, analyse and synthesise information.
  • Use IT to treat and present information.
  • Have numerical calculation skills.
  • Communicate clearly in English.
  • Work in a team and show concern for interpersonal relations at work.
  • Operate with a certain degree of autonomy and integrate quickly in the work setting.
  • Reason in a critical manner
  • Be ethically committed.
  • Learn autonomously.
  • Adapt to new situations.
  • Propose creative ideas and solutions.
  • Propose creative ideas and solutions.
  • Show initiative and an enterprising spirit.
  • Show motivation for quality.
  • Show sensitivity for environmental issues.