Chemist

Chemists study the chemical and physical properties of substances, and develop and monitor chemical processes and production.

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    Overview

    Chemists study the chemical and physical properties of substances, and develop and monitor chemical processes and production.

    Day-to-day

    • conducts experiments and tests to identify the chemical composition and reactive properties of natural substances and processed materials
    • analyses and conducts research to develop theories, techniques and processes, and tests the reliability of outcomes under different conditions
    • develops practical applications of experimental and research findings.

    To become a Chemist

    • You need a bachelor degree in science majoring in chemistry to work as a Chemist. It is also common to complete postgraduate studies.

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