Careers and stakeholders

Tipically, the graduates in Industrial Chemistry are characterized by the following professional profiles:
- Industrial Chemist
- Manager/Director of Research and Development laboratory
- Production Manager
- Director/Conductor of chemical plants
- Informant and scientific populariser

Therefore, they will be able to carry out, among others, the following activities: promotion and development of the scientific and technological innovation; planning and management of industrial technologies; holding functions of high responsibility in the industrial, environmental, health care, and public service sectors.
Graduates in Industrial Chemistry are expected to find employment in: research and development in chemical industries; design and management of pilot plants, chemical plants; industries and research centres working in diversified sectors of either conventional or innovative fields.
The acquired competences allow graduates to have open access to several industrial sectors such as those of polymeric materials, food industry, agrochemicals, additives, auxiliaries, materials for electronics, ecology, intellectual property (patents) and business management.

The Master's Degree in Industrial Chemistry constitutes a preferential title to access the PhD programmes in the area of industrial chemistry*.
For the graduate of this class, enrolment in the National Federation of the Order of Chemists and Physicists is possible, after passing the State Exam.

* Euromaster®.
The Master's Degree Course in Industrial Chemistry (before academic year 2013/14: Chimica Industriale e Gestionale) of the Università degli Studi di Milano has been among the first ones in Italy to gain the EuroMaster Label. The EuroMaster Label is assigned by a special jury purposely appointed by the European Thematic Association, gathering European universities and chemical societies. The EuroMaster Label certifies the educational qualification provided by the Master Degree Course in Industrial Chemistry as a master degree recognized by the European Universities and gives the right to access the post-graduate courses of chemistry at the European level.

Employment statistics (Almalaurea)

The programme interacts with local, national and international stakeholders, such as professional organizations, manufacturing companies and service providers.