Our courses allow you flexibility and choice. We provide a carefully targeted chemistry core so you can build a solid grounding across the subject, as well as more specialised options to develop your interests in the context of your career or postgraduate study.
You can opt to work towards a BSc or a MChem award; this decision is normally taken at the end of your second year of study. Our MChem degrees have been developed to enable you to pursue careers as professional chemists in industrial research groups or in higher education.
Our graduates are eligible for membership of The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) – the professional society for chemists in Britain. At BSc level, bachelor accreditation gives you access to qualified membership of the RSC, and forms the basis for satisfying the academic requirements for achieving Chartered Chemist (CChem) through further study or continued professional development. Graduation at the MChem level with First or Second Class Honours provides you with access to qualified membership of the RSC, and fully satisfies the academic requirements for award of Chartered Chemist (CChem) status.
Director of Undergraduate Studies
"Our large number of staff all of whom are research active, gives an exceptionally wide range of project topics and advanced lecture courses."
Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry (4 Years) [MChem]
"Manchester is one of the best universities in the country for chemistry, and we have access to brilliant teaching and resources."