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10 reasons to study a chemistry degree at Swansea

Chemistry makes a very welcome return to Swansea University in 2017. Join us now to benefit from brand new facilities, a new careers-focused course structure, and excellent links with industry. 

  • Our core modules are aligned with our current expertise in research (natural products, materials engineering, medicine)
  • We have a new state-of-the-art Chemistry Hub consisting of teaching laboratories and research space
  • The Royal Society of Chemistry are in process of accrediting the degrees
  • Our innovative online pre-lab simulation will allow you to practice lab skills in your own time
  • You will be able to contribute to research projects from year one - you don't have to wait until your third year to get research experience
  • You can choose a year in Industry programme - making you even more employable when you graduate 
  • The Head of Department, Professor Simon Bott, is the recipient of eight awards for his instructional teaching at the University of Houston
  • We have established excellent links with industry, offering great work placements and networking opportunities
  • Swansea University is a top 20 university for graduate employability - with 83% of graduates in professional level jobs or further study (2016 DHLE survey)
  • Top University in Wales (Times & Sunday Times University Guide 2017)