Undergraduate Virtual Open Day

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Online courses

Discover the fascinating world of chemistry with our range of free online courses

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Atmosphere chemistry
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Natural Sciences

Study our interdisciplinary programme, which gives you the ability to shape your degree to suit your careers plans and interests

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Astronomers explain mystery of dying stars

Astronomers have discovered why dust clouds around fading stars form unique and beautiful shapes

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Dumbbell nebula
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Undergraduate degrees

Undergraduate degrees

Chemistry is the central science, with links to biology, physics, mathematics, and engineering. Chemists design and synthesise medicines, investigate climate change and energy, create our everyday products, and develop new materials. With a chemistry degree you’ll be able to work in a diverse range of industries.

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Jasmine Greenhalgh
Alumni | Chemistry with a Year in Industry MChem, BSc
The great thing about the School of Chemistry is the staff. Everyone is always happy to help and support is always available.

Exceptional student experience

You’ll join a friendly, supportive and diverse community of students and researchers who come from all over the world. You’ll be guided through your course by your personal tutor who’ll provide academic and pastoral support. Our student support team in the School helps with anything from academic advice to timetabling and project submission enquiries.

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