Congratulations on your offer
Choose Manchester and follow in the footsteps of seven Chemistry Nobel Prize winners.
Our Alumni have changed the world, and we continue to be at the forefront of the subject, exploring new ways chemistry can be used to provide a healthy, sustainable future.
Join our department and study a broad and exciting science that underpins one of the largest industrial sectors in the UK.
In the top five Chemistry degree programmes in the UK (QS Subject Rankings, 2023).
Graduates are eligible for membership of the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Learn in our world-class teaching labs, preparing you for a career in industry or research.
Follow in the footsteps of seven Manchester Chemistry Nobel Prize winners associated with this department.
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.
Practical teaching in our laboratories
Dr Carl Poree discusses the key principles behind practical labratory teaching on our undergraduate Chemistry degrees.
Supporting your learning
Dr Nick Weise and current students discuss the PASS programme on the Chemistry degree at Manchester, and how it supports students while they are here with us.
Research in Chemistry
Dr Louise Natrajan and students explain the oppurtunities to gain research experience whilst studying an undergraduate Chemistry degree.
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: Why I Chose Chemistry
Four undergraduates talk about their experience of choosing Chemistry at The University of Manchester.
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.
Data from our graduate outcomes survey (15 months after the course, students graduating in 2021):
- Average salary: £28,700
- Making a difference: 85% of employed graduates feel their work is meaningful
My graduate journey - 2 years on
Read about Nisshanth's experiences of working at the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre as a Deposition Coordinator.