Chemistry

Undergraduate

Undergraduate studies at the University of Southampton's Chemistry

Undergraduate study - discover the elements of success

Opportunities in the world of chemistry and beyond...

A knowledge of chemistry is key to understanding the modern world. As a chemistry degree student, we will encourage you to develop your skills in this fast-moving science through hands-on laboratory work, lectures and seminars. You will also gain confidence in vital workplace skills such as communication and presentation that will boost your employability, no matter what career you choose after graduation.

Our impressive laboratories are among the best teaching facilities in the UK with expert academic and technical staff always on hand to help you learn the practical side of your degree in chemistry.

We offer a diverse range of areas of chemistry to study, from atoms to biomolecules and from crystal structures to functional materials.

Which course is right for you?

Explore our different Chemistry degrees, you may also choose modules from elsewhere in the University.

Entry requirements

We welcome applications from students from anywhere in the world, from a wide variety of academic backgrounds.

Studying with us

Our friendly and supportive staff in Chemistry will welcome you to Southampton. We have many resources to support your learning.

Careers and employment

Career Destinations advisors support students throughout their studies and up to three years after graduation.

Scholarships 2014

  • Our Southampton Merit Scholarships attract and reward the highest achieving and most ambitious students.
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Why Chemistry at Southampton? Video

Why Chemistry at Southampton? Video

Undergraduate co-authored publications

Many of our undergraduate students have the opportunity to collaborate with our researchers and co-author papers that are being published in renowned scientific journals

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