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Undergraduate study

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As a chemistry student at Southampton you’ll develop an in-depth knowledge of the fundamentals of chemistry, working in outstanding facilities. You’ll gain the key skills you need to go onto a range of careers when you graduate, whether that’s within the chemical industry or elsewhere.

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Excellent teaching

Learn from lecturers who are working on incredible research programmes and are also passionate about education.

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Outstanding facilities

Study in recently renovated laboratories and use the same equipment that you’ll use if you choose a career in the chemical industry.

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Learn about the scholarships available to chemistry students.

Jamie Thompson

Your career

Graduate with the scientific knowledge and transferable skills which are in demand in many different careers.

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Southampton’s chemistry degrees are accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry, a mark of approval to show graduates are competent and able chemists.

Peter Tunbridge

Placement opportunities

Fancy studying wine chemistry in New Zealand or joining NASA in California? The opportunities are endless!

Studying chemistry at Southampton

Hear from our staff and students about what it’s like to study an undergraduate chemistry degree at Southampton.

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