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Chemistry is the study of the composition, behaviour and properties of matter and the elements that make up the Earth. 

Studying chemistry enables you to develop your practical investigative skills, deal with logical and scientific concepts and develop your mathematical skills. 

Chemistry is useful in many job areas including careers in medicine and pharmaceutical research as well as materials engineering, sports science and the environment. 

It combines well with other STEM subjects, Geography, Psychology and Textiles.

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Jobs tagged with a leaf are green jobs that may be involved in producing goods or services that help to protect the environment and look after our natural resources.

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