Our alumni have changed the world
Congratulations on your offer of a place on a Chemistry course at Manchester.
Choose Manchester and follow in the footsteps of seven Chemistry Nobel Prize winners. We continue to be at the forefront of the subject, exploring new ways chemistry can be used to provide a healthy, sustainable future.
In the top five Chemistry degree programmes in the UK (Academic Ranking of World Universities, 2020).
Graduates are eligible for membership for the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Your next steps
Careers and employability
Supporting your future
A chemistry degree gives you a broad range of career options, from research and development at the forefront of science to working in the media.
- Employability: 95% (15 months after the course, Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019)
- Average salary: £23,500 (15 months after the course, Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019)
My graduate journey - 2 years on
Read about Nisshanth's experiences of working at the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre as a Deposition Coordinator.
Learning and support
Your learning experience
Our teaching is delivered using a blended approach that combines content such as lectures, podcasts, presentations and quizzes that allow students to work at their own pace alongside face-to-face activities happening in real-time such as examples classes, labs and tutorials, where you can apply your understanding.
Join Harry for a tour around the Chemistry labs
Take a look at where you’ll be discovering and experimenting during your studies at Manchester.
Follow PhD student Harry around the undergraduate Chemistry labs and learn more about what life as a Chemistry student will be like.
A partnership in blended learning
Discover a staff and student perspective from our Academic for Teaching and Learning Enhancement, Dr Nick Weise.
VIDEO: Explore our online teaching
This short video will give you an insight into the kind of materials that will be taught in the first year on our Chemistry courses.
What to expect in September
How the University is preparing for your start in September
Professor Peter Green talks to student Umber about the practical steps being taken to prepare you for study in September.
Your Manchester community
Umber and Peter discuss the benefits of a strong student community and look at how we will continue to support our students next year.
Developing our blended learning
As we develop our blended learning offering, Peter explains what this means and how it will benefit your student experience.
Support on your course
Chemistry at Manchester is an active community that welcomes students from all over the world.
You’ll make friends through our society activities and get support in your studies from older students through our peer-assisted student support scheme.
Why I chose Manchester
"The Department also gives you opportunities to expand your skills beyond Chemistry.
This course gives you the chance to learn so many diverse topics and find what field interests you. By the final year, many lecturers integrate their fascinating research into the lecture courses and you can test and apply your skills through research and labs."
Imogen Henry-Campbell, former ChemSoc President
COVID-19 and your course
Providing high quality education
We know the last few months have been challenging and uncertain for us all.
Whatever happens next, you can rest assured that we'll adjust to any changes to public health guidelines while still providing a quality learning environment.
Events for offer-holders
Parents and carers event
We will be hosting dedicated sessions for parents/carers and supporters in the spring. These sessions will enable parents/carers and supporters to find out more information and ask questions about your course and the University.
Chemistry on demand
Explore our student and academic sessions from previous online events.
Courses within this subject area
Remind yourself how much your course at Manchester has to offer you.
Follow the relevant link for details about your course, including the modules, teaching methods, assessments and reading lists:
Beyond your subject
Visit our offer-holder guide to university life
Your university experience is about more than your degree.
Find out where you could live, how we'll support you, what financial packages are available and how we'll help you develop the distinctive attributes of a Manchester graduate.
Accept your offer
This is your future
Log on to UCAS Track to accept or keep track of your offer.
This is how we'll keep in contact with you about what stage your offer is at. It's also where you can accept your offer and make Manchester your first choice for your future.