The School of Chemistry

Chemistry postgraduate programmesUndergraduate Open DaysRated top in the UK for Student Satisfaction (NSS 2014)224 new £10,000 scholarships for Masters study at the University of BirminghamResearch Excellence in School. Over 95% research outputs rated world-leading or internationally excellent

Chemistry is an exciting and rapidly changing subject which is crucial to our understanding of many of today's global issues. Our undergraduate and postgraduate courses, facilities and expertise enable our students and staff to study and work at the leading-edge of this important subject.

Undergraduate Degrees

Our wide range of programmes also give you the opportunity to study abroad or take a year in industry.

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Postgraduate Degrees

We offer taught and research programmes that cover a variety of Chemistry specialisms. 

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Over 100 years of excellence

With over a hundred years of dedication to excellence in research and teaching, the School of Chemistry is one of the UK's leading chemistry departments.




Our outreaching Research Themes interface our chemistry to the needs of society.


News and Events

Find out what's new and what's on in the School of Chemistry.

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