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Diploma in Applied Chemistry with Pharmaceutical Science (DACP) JAE Code: S64

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Chemistry has improved lives by revealing the secrets behind how medicine works and how to make our world greener. These are just some of the things that you will learn from the Diploma in Applied Chemistry with Pharmaceutical Science (DACP) course.


The DACP course provides the learning environment for you to conduct research on, test and synthesise new chemicals and drugs. By the end of the course, you will be able to solve problems independently and experience what it is like to work at the frontiers of investigative chemistry.


Through a specially developed progressive learning strategy, you will be imparted with knowledge acquisition skills on fundamental Chemistry principles during your first year. In the second year, you are equipped with the skills to perform chemical investigations and interpretation of results using real-life situations. During your third year, you will be able to develop and optimise new products or methods to improve lives, igniting your creativity skills.

Upon graduation, you will be ready to contribute to the chemical pharmaceutical industry or further your studies in tertiary institutions.


Course Highlights


Science that improves lives

"When I first enrolled into DACP, I knew this is where I wanted to be and I had made the right choice. This diploma is extremely well-structured. Practicals are always interesting and highly relevant, equipping us with the necessary skills and knowledge to analyse and resolve problems. Furthermore, I was able to put what I learnt into practice during my internship and final year project. Our dedicated lecturers were there at every step of the way to help us when we were in need. I am truly grateful to DACP for imparting me this valuable skill."


Jerald Lam Kai Jun
Applied Chemistry with Pharmaceutical Science Course Gold Medallist 2015
Megachem Gold Medal recipient
Gaia Science Award winner
Shimadzu (Asia Pacific) Award winner


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