TITLE

Chemistry degrees fall short at work

PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Utility Week;6/1/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that chemical engineering graduates suffer from a lack of the skills required by employers according to research published by the Institute of Chemical Engineers. According to the study, engineering degree programs had to be restructured if graduates were to meet employers' needs. The paper found that in the view of employers and graduates, the latter had insufficient key transferable skills. Professor Colin Grant commented on how to develop transferable skills.
ACCESSION #
25534432

 

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