Diploma in Chemical & Pharmaceutical Technology
The Diploma in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Technology is a 3 year full-time course. The industry-focused curriculum aims to provide a strong foundation in chemical and pharmaceutical technology with emphasis in areas such as petroleum refining, chemical plant operations and pharmaceutical technology to support manufacturing plants of major chemical and pharmaceutical companies.
Students are trained in the latest chemical and pharmaceutical manufacturing processes, including advanced instrumentation & control technologies. Students can opt for either petrochemical technology or pharmaceutical technology in their final year. This
means that on graduation, they will be able to get gainful employment in the petroleum, petrochemical, chemical and pharmaceutical sectors.
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NYP Diploma in Chemical & Pharmaceutical Technology provides:
a strong foundation in chemical and pharmaceutical technology with emphasis in areas such as petroleum refining, chemical plant operations and pharmaceutical technology to support manufacturing plants of major chemical and pharmaceutical companies.
training in the latest chemical and pharmaceutical manufacturing processes, including advanced instrumentation & control technologies.
3 academic years on a full-time basis
The Diploma in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Technology offers a broad-based training and provides exposure in both the chemical and pharmaceutical sectors - preparing students for career opportunities in more than one industry sector. Graduates will be equipped with an excellent combination of skills, which will enable them to be versatile and be an asset to the industry.
Due to the diversified training offered in this curriculum, a diploma in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Technology can offer a number of career options. Graduates will find employment in the chemical, petroleum, petrochemical, specialty chemicals and pharmaceutical industries. In addition, they can also work in water treatment plants, waste disposal companies and chemical/pharmaceutical laboratories. They may work as technologists or engineering assistants in the areas of operations, process and equipment design, plant safety, project engineering, process control, laboratory, quality control, consulting services, technical sales and marketing, research and product development. They may also work with scientists and other engineers as members of a team, utilizing the extensive skills which they have acquired to find solutions to problems. There are excellent opportunities for career advancement to senior positions with greater responsibility such as superintendents, lead technologist and team leaders.
A large proportion of diploma graduates pursue further studies, either in local or overseas universities. Through Nanyang Polytechnic's linkages with well known overseas institutions, students can expect to receive advance standings in their quest to obtain higher qualifications.