Develop practical and theoretical skills across all areas of chemistry, leading to a broad range of chemical and non-chemical careers.
As a chemist, you can move seamlessly between areas such as forensics, drug development and nanotechnology. Youâll be able to keep your options open on which area to specialise in until later in the degree. All of our chemistry degrees have the same core units in the first year which gives you the flexibility to switch courses.
In the first two years, youâll get a broad introduction to all areas of chemistry while developing the practical and theoretical skills modern chemists need. This includes understanding the theories of chemical behaviour and how they are applied. You will also develop skills in experimental chemistry and in designing experiments to test hypotheses. As well as becoming an expert in chemical science, you will be a numerate, critical thinker, well-prepared for a wide range of careers in research, academia and industry.
You can specialise in a particular field in later years through optional units and a final year project. Youâll draw upon the expertise of academics in the Department and could even contribute to the world-leading research being carried out. There will also be opportunities for you to put your chemistry knowledge into practice in research laboratories and other professional environments outside the University, such as public engagement events and work in schools.
If you want a more in-depth study experience, you could consider applying for our MChem Chemistry course.
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