Chemistry at Birmingham
The School of Chemistry is one of the most prestigious Chemistry departments in the UK. Here are just a few reasons why we think studying Chemistry at Birmingham is the right choice for you:
Sophie has created a vlog about life as a Chemistry student at the University of Birmingham:
Excellent career prospects
Birmingham graduates go on to do great things. From applying chemistry knowledge in the pharmaceutical industry, technology development and green energy provision, to accountancy and web design, there are a huge range of career paths for you.
At Birmingham we believe in engaging teaching and learning. Indeed, we are one of only 4 Russell Group Chemistry Departments in UK to maintain over 90% Student Satisfaction each year over the last 6 years. In addition to interactive lectures, you will have problem solving sessions, group work, extended research projects and throughout your first two years you will have small group tutorials to support your learning.
Social atmosphere and engaged students
The student led chemistry society, ChemSoc, runs numerous social, as well as career enhancing events, every term. The highlight of the ChemSoc year is the Annual Chemistry Ball, but there are lots of other events including termly social events, invited lectures and charity fundraising events.