• Objectives and Competences


Objectives of the Undergraduate Program

IQS has been training chemists and chemical engineers that work for the leading companies of the sector for more than 100 years.

You will become part of the professionals at the forefront of the chemical industry and access to the best job opportunities in the industry, both in industry and research.

The Undergraduate Programs in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering share a common core of two years what allows the students to later decide their preference.

Competences to be acquired

An Undergraduate Program in Chemistry will help you acquire the following competences:

Understanding and applying your knowledge of chemistry, bioscience and engineering to the practice of chemical science.

Understanding and using general knowledge of economics, technical English, ethics and management in the field of chemical and biomolecular sciences.

Understanding advanced topics in chemistry and biosciences for the practical application of chemical science.

Carrying out lab work to obtain results established in theoretical experiments.

Using systems, components or processes to obtain the requirements established in the activity carried out.

Identifying, formulating and solving basic problems in the fields of mathematics, chemistry, physics, information technology and biology as well as problems in the fields of chemistry, biosciences and engineering.

Analyzing, integrating and interpreting data and information in the field of chemistry and biosciences.

Applying new techniques and tools used in chemical science.

Designing new processes and experiments in order to obtain innovative results.

Evaluating the risks of using chemical and biological substances.

Students will also be able to:

Communicate efficiently, both orally and written, and use English as a foreign language.

Work in a team in multidisciplinary surroundings.

Appreciate the impact chemistry and biosciences have on the sustainable development of society.

Incorporate ethical arguments to work responsibly in a professional capacity.

Include contemporary aspects relating to the profession.

Develop learning skills necessary to undertake future studies and recognize the necessity of constant training for professional growth.