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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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Harry Lord
Alumni | Medicinal Chemistry BSc
The lecturers in particular, found a way to explain difficult concepts in an understandable way and I loved learning about drugs that can save people's lives.

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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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