From wastewater to medicines and plastics
You research the composition of substances and products and can analyze them down to the last molecule. From wastewater to medicines and plastics. For example, when suspicion arises that the groundwater has been contaminated, you can investigate whether this is actually the case.
Contributing to a better world
In addition to your investigative attitude, you are curious and like to come up with new plans. Would you like to work as a chemical researcher in industry, education or a research institute? The Chemistry degree programme at the HZ University of Applied Sciences will train you to become an analytical and accurate researcher who is able to contribute to a better world.
Job prospects are excellent: the chemical sector desperately needs for well-trained men and women. You can work in many professions, such as:
- Chemical-physical analyst
- Research analyst
- Researcher (R&D)
- Environmental consultant
- Laboratory manager
- Technical education assistant
- Lecturer in Biology or Chemistry
- Sales representative for chemical equipment
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- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
- Year 4
In the first year you learn to carry out experiments in the laboratory, interpret the results, plan follow-up research and communicate your results. This year the focus is on themes such as: Food & Chemistry, Biobased products & Technology and Health.
In the second study year, you work on topics such as: Forensic Science, Environmental Chemistry & Toxicology and Research & Sustainability. You lay a sound foundation to become a professional expert.
This year is all about your study track: Applied Chemistry or Life Sciences. You embark on the chosen specialization and choose a minor or internship.
In the fourth study year, you work on various research projects at one or two companies in the Netherlands or abroad. In your graduation research you must prove you have reached the Bachelor of Science level.
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- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesChemistry Forensic Science View 9 other Bachelors in Chemistry in Netherlands
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A qualification equivalent to a Dutch secondary education diploma, which gives you access to higher education.
- Chemistry and mathematics. Biology would be an advantage.
- A good command of written and spoken English. Your level of English should be equivalent to an IELTS score of 6.0.
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International8100 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8100 EUR per year during 36 months.
EU/EEA2209 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 36 months.
Living costs for Flushing
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.