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Your life in the Department

If you choose to study with us, you'll join our friendly and supportive Department.

You'll study alongside an expert in the area of chemistry you're interested in and become a valued member of their research group.

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Life as a master's student

“I overcame the language barrier by communicating with others. When I was experimenting in the lab I would always chat with members of staff.

"They were very kind and talked with me too, which really improved my communication skills. Overall, they made me feel very supported.”


Yuanyuan Wang, master's and PhD graduate

Read Yuanyuan's story

Our industry connections

Industrial collaboration is one of our key strengths, and our research groups have worked on projects with a number of major organisations.

We have links with international companies including AstraZeneca, BP, Cytec, DuPont, GlaxoSmithKline, Henkel, Johnson Matthey, Pfizer, Proctor & Gamble, Syngenta and Unilever.

How we support you

Do you want to learn more about the cost of studying and living at university? Explore our funding options, master's scholarships, advice on finding part-time work, and more.
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Our facilities

Our purpose-built Chemical Analysis Facility (CAF) includes technology for nuclear magnetic resonance, thermal analysis, molecular spectroscopy, X-ray analysis and mass spectrometry.
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Life on campus

Whiteknights campus is set on 130 hectares of beautiful parkland, so you'll find plenty of places to relax. The campus is a thriving community and features the Students' Union, Library and places to eat.
Athena SWAN Silver Award