Training Programmes for Industry

Tailored Education for Business Needs

We run work-based courses at differing entry levels so you can choose the right one for your staff and our research in chemical biology, green chemistry and analytical chemistry/environmental monitoring means that we can tailor our courses to suit your organisational needs drawing from a broad range of topics including:

  • Biocatalysis and biotransformations
  • Cancer chemistry and drug design
  • Solid phase synthesis
  • Protein engineering
  • Target synthesis
  • Metal finishing
  • Atom efficient processes
  • Polymerisation catalysis
  • Transition metal catalysis
  • Electrophilic and nucleophilic fluorination methodology
  • Electrochemistry
  • Molecular properties

    - Environmental monitoring

    - Interfacial science

    - Spectroscopy

    - Forensic technique development


Our employer-led programmes are flexible and delivered by blending learning, with study taking place via distance learning, workplace learning, attendance at the University or a mix of the three.


The University has established three technology transfer/exploitation facilities:

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Department of Chemistry
University of Leicester
Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK


Tel: [+44] (0)116 252 2100

Fax: [+44] (0)116 252 3789

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Further Information

Undergraduate Brochure

This brochure has been prepared for the courses as they will run for 2018 entrants. The majority of the content is appropriate for 2017 entrants and will give you an excellent feel for the department and the experience on offer.

Athena Swan

AS Silver


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