Chemistry is the essential science. It impacts everyday life from brewing the perfect cup of tea to sending shuttles into space. Our chemistry degree explores all branches of the discipline, including inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry and analytical chemistry. You'll also develop transferable skills that appeal to employers from other sectors, such as business and public service.
The course is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry, the UK's professional body for chemical scientists. First-year students get free membership, and graduates will be able to apply for associate membership. You'll also benefit from our connections with industry. Our lecturers have held prestigious roles at GSK and Pfizer, and we regularly welcome industry-based guest speakers.
Our chemistry graduates go on to a range of exciting careers, both inside and outside the lab. Their roles include Laboratory Managers, Technologists, Formulation Scientists, Technicians, Analysts, Project Managers and Scientific Officers, working for well-known organisations including E.On, Dyson, GSK, and the NHS. We are ranked first in London for student satisfaction (NSS 2020), making us the ideal option for your future as a professional scientist.