Chemical Sustainability MSc

Our new Chemical Sustainability MSc will equip you with the multidisciplinary skills and cutting-edge research knowledge in sustainably and green chemistry to address global challenges such as energy and climate change, pollution, clean water and plastic recycling.

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Taught at UCL East, this programme combines multidisciplinary teaching with sustainable  and green chemistry research, preparing students for a range of careers within industry, public sector, and academia.

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Virtual Open Day - May 2023:

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View the full course details fore the Chemcial Sustainability MSc and apply to start studying with us this year. (Applications close at 5pm UK time, 28 July 2023.)

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UCL East

UCL Students in a lab

This programme is taught at our new UCL East campus at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, as part of the Manufacturing Futures Lab (MFL), an innovative facility and multidisciplinary research hub to underpin the end-to-end production of new products, such as fine chemicals, active pharmaceutical ingredients, and new materials, in ways that are smarter, faster, environmentally friendly and, overall, more sustainable. 

    UCL Chemistry Virtual Open Day

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    Our latest UCL Chemistry Virtual Open Day gives an insight into the department, our teaching and research, and what postgraduate study is like at UCL. UCL Chemistry offers an excellent education with high standards of teaching in an exciting but friendly environment. We foster a community feel to the department at all times and you will mix throughout your time here with staff, postgraduate students and researchers.

    Roshni Malde on winning the UCL Chemistry Ramsay medal:

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    Chemical & Physical Society

    The Chemical and Physical Society is the students' society of UCL's Chemistry Department. Founded in 1876, it is UCL's oldest students' society.

    UCL Chemistry rated 3rd in UK for 4* submissions in REF 2021


    Case studies submitted to REF 2021 by UCL Chemistry include: research contributing to the development of a drug to treat narcolepsy and Prader Willi Syndrome, significantly improving the quality of life for people with these rare diseases around the globe, and research into the behaviour of catalytic materials.

    Matthew Powner 2021 Blavatnik Awards Winner

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    The mystery of the origin of life on Earth has fascinated humans for thousands of years. Organic chemist, Prof. Matthew Powner is trying to discover how the beautiful complexity of life could have originated from simple molecules and elements.

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