Your next steps
Learning and support
Your learning experience
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.
VIDEO: Explore our 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.
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.
Student life at Manchester
VIDEO: What our students say
Four undergraduates talk about their experience of choosing Chemistry at the University of Manchester
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
Chemistry student society
Enhance your student experience by joining ChemSoc ,a society for all Chemists at Manchester. Attend lectures and workshops, to socials and sporting events.
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: 80% (15 months after the course, Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020)
- Average salary: £23,885 (15 months after the course, Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020)
My graduate journey - 2 years on
Read about Nisshanth's experiences of working at the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre as a Deposition Coordinator.
Events for offer-holders
Parents and carers event
We will be hosting a dedicated short evening session (5-6:30pm) for parents / carers and supporters for courses within the School of Natural Sciences on 25 January 2022.
This session will enable parents/carers and supporters to find out more information and ask questions about your chosen course and the University.
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: