About the Course

Embark on an exciting journey to become a highly skilled chemical technologist with knowledge of chemistry, biotechnology, mathematics, IT, chemical engineering concepts, equipment and products. You will also gain valuable practical know-how and expertise working in the state-of-the-art chemical and pharmaceutical pilot plants and fully equipped laboratories.


This diploma lets you...

Discover how chemical compounds can be transformed into useful everyday products and life-saving medicines with the use of advanced technologies.

Gain knowledge and skills in advanced chemical and pharmaceutical manufacturing technologies.

Explore career opportunities that await you in industries ranging from petrochemical and pharmaceutical to environmental and clean energy.

What You'll Study

  • Career Prospects

    This course offers broad-based training and provides exposure to both the chemical and pharmaceutical sectors. You will gain a combination of skills that makes you a versatile asset in the industry.

    Look forward to exciting careers in the chemical, petroleum, petrochemical, specialty chemicals and pharmaceutical industries, or work in water treatment plants, clean energy companies and chemical/pharmaceutical laboratories. You could jump-start your career as a:

    • Process technologist or engineering assistant in the areas of operations, process and equipment design, plant safety, project engineering, process control, research and product development
    • Technical expert in sales and marketing of chemical, pharmaceuticals, water treatment or clean energy products, or
    • Laboratory technologist in chemical/pharmaceutical quality control and R&D laboratories
  • Further Studies

    NYP’s Diploma in Chemical & Pharmaceutical Technology opens doors for you to further your education at reputable local and international universities. Many of our graduates have also received advanced standing for undergraduate degree programmes at well-known universities overseas, thanks to our close partnerships with these institutions.

    You can complete a degree in areas such as chemical engineering, environment engineering, science and applied science.

    Our graduates have pursued degrees at:

    Local universities

    • National University of Singapore  
    • Nanyang Technological University
    • Singapore Institute of Technology


    • University of Melbourne
    • University of Technology Sydney 
    • The University of Newcastle
    • The University of New South Wales 
    • Queensland University of Technology
    • University of Queensland 
    • Monash University 
    • RMIT University  
    • Curtin University 

    United Kingdom

    • University of Birmingham
    • University of Manchester