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Chemistry

Chemistry at Hull scored 95% for overall satisfaction in the 2016 National Student Survey. It sits within the School of Mathematics and Physical Sciences in the Faculty of Science and Engineering.

COURSES

Study an exciting and diverse range of subjects including analytical, forensic, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry.

Foundation year

Gives you the skills and knowledge for entry on to a degree if you don’t quite meet the academic entry requirements.

Study abroad

We have partnerships with universities across the globe. Depending on your course, you can study for one trimester, or a full year, in another country.

Industrial placement

Work in industry as part of your degree. Depending on your course, you can spend part of your degree on placement. See your course page for specific details.

Integrated Masters

Some courses combine undergraduate and postgraduate study. The integrated Masters year is an extra year after your standard degree.

Undergraduate

Postgraduate Taught


Postgraduate Research

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"It just felt right to be here. I felt that this is where I should be."

Eden Rose
BSc Chemistry

WHY STUDY AT HULL?

The University is the birthplace of one of the most important innovations in modern times – liquid crystal displays. Today, our students are still inspired by pioneering thinking, state-of-the-art facilities and research-led teaching. In fact, you might be taught by members of the team who turned LCD into a reality.

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Excellent employment prospects - 94% of our chemistry students are in work or study six months after graduating. (HESA 2017)

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You'll be trained and inspired by leaders in the field across all of our subject areas - from experts in the synthesis of therapeutic compounds and cancer therapy to specialists in lab-on-a-chip miniaturised chemistry.

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The University continues to invest in chemistry, with the latest mass spectrometry facilities and new resources including laser technology for elemental analysis and microfluidic fabrication capability.

CAREERS

A chemistry degree really unlocks your career options. Industrial chemist, environmental scientist, researcher and teacher are just some of the roles which are open to you. Our graduates also progress into industries such as pharmaceuticals, computing and biotechnology.

* UK domicile full-time first degree leavers; Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey, for the academic year 2016/17 published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency 2018

95.9%of students are in work or further study six months after graduating*

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Our research

In the latest national assessment of research, 79% of our outputs were classed as 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent'. We have some of the best-developed research links and industrial collaborations of any chemistry group in the UK. These include projects with AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, RB (formerly Reckitt-Benckiser), Schlumberger and Unilever.

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NOW SEE FOR YOURSELF

The best way to see if the University of Hull is right for you is to come and visit us. We hold Open Days throughout the year. Book your place now - we'd love to meet you.