Course: Diploma (Analytical Chemistry)

Diploma in Analytical Chemistry. focuses on the study of Chemistry that involves investigation, observation, measurement, critical thinking, problem solving and scientific reasoning. Chemistry being a central science is studied together with other related science disciplines. Practical lab work and theoretical Studies, a Diploma in NSC is required for admission.

Requirements: • Minimum NSC requirements for diploma entry must be met. • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least a level 3 (40–49%). • Mathematics 4 (50-59%) • Physical Sciences 4 (50-59%)
Job Opportunities: The work of an analytical chemist or chemical technician differs from one industry to another. It may range from analysing traces of pesticides in milk to determining manganese in steel or checking raw materials used in the making of chocolate. It may also involve checking the purity of solvents used for making paints or analysing pharmaceutical products. You could also be involved in research or process development or be in charge of a laboratory.

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