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Chemistry

Let's unlock more than just knowledge. Let's unlock the secrets of the universe.

Benefit from our multi-million-pound state-of-the-art JB Firth Building, providing you with hands-on experience using advanced analytical instruments such as; mass spectrometers, NMRs, electron microscopes and HPLC.

Our Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) accredited programmes blend together both fundamental chemistry concepts with cutting-edge specialist topics such as drug design and development, nanotechnology, environmental and sustainable chemistry, giving a unique advantage when planning your future within chemical sciences.

We have impressive laboratories housed within our purpose-built JB Firth Building, with state-of-the-art equipment including IR and UV/VIS spectrometers, HPLC, LC-MS and GC-MS, Mass spectrometers, NMR spectrometers, diffractometers and Electron Microscopes to give you hands-on experience of the latest techniques.

With world-class teaching and learning facilities, we passionately believe that the chemistry experience which you receive here will be unparalleled. Graduates from this course will be better prepared than most to understand the new environmentally friendly systems and processes the chemical industry is adopting.

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Why choose us?

  • You’ll be taught our professionally Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) accredited courses by friendly and supportive lecturers.

  • In addition to our well-equipped analytical instrumentation suite we have an extensive range of spectroscopic, chromatographic, microscopic, morphological, surface and thermal analysis equipment.

  • Our strong focus on Green, Nano and Medicinal Chemistry will provide you with industry-ready skills needed to succeed
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Future Careers and Opportunities

On graduating from University with a degree in Chemistry, the possibilities are almost endless. Careers in the chemical, pharmaceutical and food and drink industries, in chemical research and development, are all obvious career paths and our graduates are highly sought after, but other possible careers include nanotechnology, environmental science, forensic science, biotechnology and teaching. And because so many of the skills you’ll learn are transferable, we have graduates working in accountancy and finance, law and even publishing.

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Our Open Days are designed to give you a taste of what it's like to study with us and explore the very facilities you will be making use of during your studies.

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