Chemistry at UCL

Inspiring the future

Undergraduate study at UCL Chemistry

Undertake a course that combines a fundamental understanding with exposure to research from year one.

Undergraduate study

Postgraduate study at UCL Chemistry

Our courses give you the chance to specialise in a specific area of chemistry whilst completing original research. 

Postgraduate study


The department is one of the top chemistry departments in the UK and ranked second best in the UK for most impactful research.  


Schools outreach programme

Get your students excited about chemistry by taking part in our Schools Outreach Programme


Available PhD Studentships

The department has a wide range of PhD Studentships available in all areas of chemistry.


Current vacancies

If you are thinking about coming to work at UCL, then this could be one of the best decisions you make in your life. 


Athena SWAN

The Chemistry Department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze Award. 

Athena Swan

Bronze Award

Ref 2014

94% of our research was deemed to be world-leading or internationally excellent.

Our status in REF

UCL Number 1 - REF2014

Prospectus 2017

The UCL Undergraduate Prospectus gives you a good overview of our university and a taster of student life.

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