Few disciplines are as stimulating, exciting and fast-moving as Chemistry.

As a student in the Department of Chemistry, you’ll seek answers to some of life’s most fundamental questions, learn about the latest advances in inorganic, organic and physical chemistry, and harness the power of new technologies.

Our chemistry programmes are ranked seventh in the Guardian University Guide 2017. We are ranked 3rd for overall satisfaction in Chemistry in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2017.

Our Chemistry courses

Undergraduate courses

Postgraduate Study (Taught)

Postgraduate Study (Research)

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and Short Courses

Why study chemistry at Surrey?

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The academic staff on my programme are very supportive and encourage you to achieve the best that you can. The modern facilities are able to accommodate all of the different areas within the department and there may be the chance to use them throughout the degree.

Emily Rastrick, MChem Chemistry

Why Surrey?

Why we chose Surrey

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Surrey in a single word

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2,300+ partner organisations

Over the past five years, more than 2,300 partner organisations have worked with us to give students valuable experience in the professional environment.

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