2 years in Madrid + 2 years in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
SLU-Madrid and the Department of Chemistry at Saint Louis University together offer 4-year chemistry degrees. The Bachelor of Arts program (2 years in Madrid + 2 years in St. Louis) is ideal for students in pre-professional health programs or those interested in pursuing an additional field of study (a double major). The Bachelor of Science program (1.5 years in Madrid + 2.5 years in St. Louis) is certified by the American Chemical Society and places a heavy emphasis on coursework, lab work and research. SLU also offers programs in Biochemistry.
SLU-Madrid chemistry academic curricula are completely integrated with those of the College of Arts and Sciences of the St. Louis Campus. If you begin the chemistry program in Madrid, you will be required to transfer to the St. Louis Campus to complete your degree.
In Madrid, you will work with faculty members from across the globe who are committed to excellent teaching, mentoring and scholarship. Beyond the classroom and laboratories, you will be part of an international community of students who come from as many as 65 different countries. You’ll develop your language skills, oral and written communication skills, problem-solving abilities and intercultural awareness.
Our admission criteria are flexible in order to accommodate students coming from different educational systems.
Students who have completed their secondary education in the Spanish system must present their marks from the 3rd and 4th year of ESO as well as 1st and 2nd years of Bachillerato, and they must pass Selectividad. Additionally, we require an official academic English exam (TOEFL or IELTS).
If you have questions about the requirements for any specific educational system, please contact the Office of Admissions at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Requirements will vary according to the degree and track chosen, but areas include:
Arts and Sciences Core (for the Bachelor of Arts), which includes courses in the following areas:
Foundations of Discourse
Cultural Diversity and the European Union
Modern & Classical Language
Fine & Performing Arts
Career options for graduates with degrees in chemistry or biochemistry include, but are not limited to teaching at the university or high school level, chemical research and development in industry or government laboratories, pharmaceutical research, drug discovery and drug development, biotechnology, environmental research, management and administration in the chemical industry, chemical and pharmaceutical sales, patent law and environmental law, opportunities in the public health sector.
A degree in chemistry or biochemistry is also good preparation for students wishing to continue their post-graduate education in graduate schools of chemistry, biochemistry, health related areas such as pharmacology and toxicology.