Few disciplines are as stimulating, exciting and fast-moving as chemistry and we are proud to say that we have one of the best staff-to-student ratios in the country.

Study with us

We are ranked top 10 for chemistry in the Guardian University Guide 2021.

We offer a range of undergraduate and research courses.

Outstanding teaching

Based on the evidence available, the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Panel judged that the University of Surrey delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.

What we have to offer

We have a range of state-of-the-art facilities available including our £2m Joseph Kenyon Laboratory which offers a world class environment for studying and research and our Centre for Petroleum and Surface Chemistry that focuses on physiochemical aspects of crude oils and crude oil emulsions.

Student life

Learn more about student life at Surrey, ranked top 10 in The Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018.