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Old 03-05-2008, 11:06 PM   #1
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I'm interested in Chemistry but am torn between taking up NUS Chemistry, NUS Applied Chemistry and NTU Biological Chemistry? How would these threes courses lead to different careers in Chemistry?

Also, do companies employing chemists prefer local graduates over overseas graduates e.g. from Imperial?
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Old 03-10-2008, 06:51 PM   #2
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Im also interested in Chemistry. But i heard that ntu's chemistry has just started and does not has its first batch of graduate yet.
Hope somebody can provide some sound advice
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Old 04-09-2008, 01:18 AM   #3
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Hi, I'm also interested in chemistry.
Personally I feel that NTU's Chemistry and Biological Chemistry course is still new but after reading through the modules, it sounds more interesting than the one in NUS.
However, NTU is tooo far off=(
I think I shall stick with NUS one though I've applied for both=)
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Old 04-14-2008, 11:48 PM   #4
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Hey according to a NTU prof, he said that more people choose NTU chem over NUS chem. Though this statement may be biased though.
Anyway, there are more hons grads from ntu compared to nus. Plus i've heard that people regretted taking up chem in NUS. hmmm..
anyone has anything to share?
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Old 04-15-2008, 12:33 PM   #5
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ntu is direct hons. and cos the course is relatively new. some of the modules are not yet graded. thats what i heard. not too sure about it still
but i gues nus is stll more recognised
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Old 04-15-2008, 10:47 PM   #6
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ntu is direct hons. and cos the course is relatively new. some of the modules are not yet graded. thats what i heard. not too sure about it still
but i gues nus is stll more recognised
eh graded? means wat arh?
NUS one is more recognised but then it appears more boring and that more people seem to dislike it more though. Not sure about statistic=x
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Old 06-04-2008, 05:06 PM   #7
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Hello,
anyone taking NUS chemistry? Any idea what can a chem degree do?
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Old 06-05-2008, 11:39 AM   #8
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hey minmin

teaching is one very obvious route to take. research as well, but it'll require further studies.

check out this page! the biomedical industry seems to welcome chemistry grads as well. (by the way it's also a good site to visit for those interested in a degree in food science, biology, pharmacy, mathematics and engineering)

http://www.biomedsingapore.com/bms/s...chemistry.html

alternatively you can take a look at this too. chem grads should have good employment opportunities at the HSA as well.

http://www.hsa.gov.sg/publish/hsapor..._families.html

erm, hope the above helps!
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Old 06-07-2008, 10:55 AM   #9
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hey minmin

teaching is one very obvious route to take. research as well, but it'll require further studies.

check out this page! the biomedical industry seems to welcome chemistry grads as well. (by the way it's also a good site to visit for those interested in a degree in food science, biology, pharmacy, mathematics and engineering)

http://www.biomedsingapore.com/bms/s...chemistry.html

alternatively you can take a look at this too. chem grads should have good employment opportunities at the HSA as well.

http://www.hsa.gov.sg/publish/hsapor..._families.html

erm, hope the above helps!
Wow thanks! However to get a job in HSA is really really tough
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really? how you come to know that?
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