We aim to change the world for the better through the excellence of our research, the strength of our teaching and our entrepreneurial outlook.
Our research interests span the breadth of chemistry. We are organised into seven sections - five research sections (Molecular Assembly, Function and Structure, Molecular Diagnostics and Therapeutics, Electrochemistry, Computational Systems Chemistry and Magnetic Resonance), Education and Characterisation and Analytics. Home to the EPSRC UK National crystallography service, our modern laboratories and infrastructure support all our activities.
We offer undergraduate degrees with opportunities for placements abroad and in industry and higher degrees including taught MSc, MSc by Research and PhD.
We have an excellent record of spinning out companies to exploit our research discoveries - more information can be found by clicking on the enterprise link on the left hand side of the page.
We hope you enjoy finding out about Chemistry at Southampton through our website.
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