Chemistry and chemical engineering undergraduate courses

Benefitting from teaching by our research-active academics and strong professional links, you will gain the confidence to translate your ideas into practice.

Top 10

Chemistry is ranked top 10 in the UK for overall student satisfaction* in the National Student Survey 2023

World rankings

We are ranked 4th in the UK and 17th in the world for petroleum engineering in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024.

Top 20

We are ranked 17th in the UK for chemical engineering and 20th for chemistry in Guardian University Guide 2024

*Measured by % positivity across all questions for all providers listed in the Guardian University Guide League Tables.

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Get a flavour of what it's like to study chemistry and chemical engineering at the University of Surrey.

Developing your employability

Graduate Outcomes Survey

The 2023 survey found that 94% of our undergraduates are in work or further education*

*UK domiciled graduates of full-time, undergraduate qualifications, in full-time employment, from higher education institutions.

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