• Objectives and Competences


Objectives of the Undergraduate Program

For more than 100 years, IQS has been training chemists and chemical engineers that work for the leading companies of the sector. You will become part of the professionals at the forefront of the chemical industry and access to the best job opportunities.

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 acquire the following competences:

Applying scientific knowledge of chemistry, bioscience and engineering into practice.

Being capable of 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 practical work in the laboratory to obtain the desired results in the experiments.

Using systems, components or processes to obtain the requirements established of the activity.

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 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 environment.

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

Incorporate ethical arguments to work.

Include contemporary aspects into the professional practice.

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