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Chemistry at Southampton offers unrivalled opportunities to study taught MSc Chemistry masters degrees and also chemistry research degrees. Our cutting-edge facilities and world-class academics provide a dynamic environment for graduates who want to continue with their studies.

Our Graduate School, also offers support for postgrads to develop the broader personal and professional skills essential both for your PhD research and in your career.

PhD Chemistry programmes

Our PhD programmes produce highly qualified professional scientists. Southampton's rigorous research environment will encourage you to succeed.

MSc Digital Chemistry

Master the skills required for the new generation of chemical industries. On this one-year master's you'll learn how to use computational modelling, artificial intelligence and the analysis of big data to solve complex chemistry problems.

MSc Chemistry by Research

Our MSc Chemistry by Research programme combines intensive teaching with the opportunity to build on your skills and knowledge with a major research project.

MSc Chemistry

The one year MSc Chemistry at Southampton course combines the opportunity for students to take modules from a wide range of cutting-edge fields in chemistry with sessions on practical, technical skills, and scientific writing, communication and presentation and a three month summer project.

MSc Advanced Chemical Engineering

Our brand new one-year chemical engineering programme offers advanced and distinctive training in process control and reactor design for sustainable technologies.

MSc Electrochemistry and Battery Technologies

This one year degree programme combines taught modules and a major three month laboratory research project. With a strong emphasis on the fundamentals and techniques exploited in electrochemistry and battery research, the course will prepare students for a successful career in industry. It is also a fantastic stepping stone to PhD studies.

MSc Magnetic Resonance

On this unique one-year masters degree you will learn about the cutting-edge science of utilising the quantum properties of nuclear spins for applications in chemistry, biology, and medicine.

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Chemistry recognised for internationally excellent and world-leading research

Our research impact

Our research impact

Our research focuses on solving solutions to some of today's toughest challenges

Research groups

Our research groups

We train our postgraduate students to excel and to forward the understanding of chemistry

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