Chemistry at UCL

Chemistry at UCL - inspiring the future
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Undergraduate study at UCL Chemistry

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

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Postgraduate study at UCL Chemistry

We offer a range of opportunities for MSc, MRes, EngD and PhD study including the M3S CDT.

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

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Schools outreach programme

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

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Available PhD Studentships

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

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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.

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REF 2014 UCL number 1 for research strength

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