A bachelor's degree is awarded at the successful completion of an undergraduate academic program. It is often the first degree a student received in his or her academic career. It typically takes four years of full-time study to earn a bachelor’s degree.
Chemistry is often referred to as the central science because it seems to unify the other branches of natural science together, including biology, geology, and physics. Many believe the origins of chemistry to be traced back several thousands of years, to the practice of alchemy.
Even if you choose East Africa’s mythological, enchanting Tanzania; Senegal, land of teranga or South Africa, with its wide opportunities to soak in and serve, research in Africa will be overwhelming.
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The primary purpose of these qualifications is to consolidate and deepen the students’ knowledge and expertise in Biochemistry and to develop research capacity in the methodology and techniques of it. [+]
Graduates of this programme are able to devise and apply specialized strategies and relevant management principles in quality control (QC) and research and development (R&D).
They may work as supervising technicians and technologists in product and process development, and quality control. Employment may be in a laboratory, or production or sales environments.Exit-level outcomes
Students should be able to:Identify a problem, formulate an appropriate hypothesis, generate experimental data, make correct interpretations and appropriate deductions. Work harmoniously with co-workers in the same working environment–work in groups with others in the solution of problems and the carrying out projects. Work independently in the mastery of Module contents, the performance of practical projects and the compilation of reports. Find, evaluate and integrate technical literature, use appropriate and correct technical language and terminology in reports. Perform the practice of science and technology effectively and responsibly without endangering the environment or the well-being of co-workers. Use different techniques to assimilate and analyze data, by reading, discussion, reporting and presentation of projects and seminars. Participate responsibly in activities that impinge on the societal quality of life. Investigate further possibilities of training and employment. Demonstrate the ability to relate the field of study to society and thus know where those skills are likely to be required. Assessment criteria ... [-]