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

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Atmosphere chemistry
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Chemistry, Guardian University league tables 2020

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

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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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Alumni | Chemistry with a Year in Industry MChem, BSc
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