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Explore Chemistry at Southampton 

Imagine yourself experimenting in state-of-the-art laboratories or broadening your horizons with a placement overseas.

If you’d like to have a chat with a chemistry academic to discuss anything related to studying chemistry please email the Admissions Tutor, Geoff Hyett at:

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What do chemistry graduates do?

A chemistry degree gives you key employability skills, preparing you for a wide range of careers when you graduate.

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Study in incredible facilities

Gain an exceptional practical training, working in state-of-the-art facilities.

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Student life

Southampton offers a fantastic student experience. Discover more about where you'll live, our beautiful campuses and societies.

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Placement opportunities

Enhance your education and gain valuable skills and experience with a placement, in the UK or abroad.

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Hear from a student: Molly

Molly graduated in 2019 and is now studying a PhD at Southampton. She’s a great person to tell you all about studying here!

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Hear from a student: Daniel

Daniel tells us about his experience studying a chemistry degree at Southampton, including spending six months abroad at Georgia Tech in Atlanta.

Placement opportunities

Chemistry placements

Enhance your education and gain valuable skills and experience with a placement as part of your degree.

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