Are you interested in solving some of the century’s most complex problems in medicine, climate change, and technology? Are you ready to explore a versatile, ever-evolving field that opens doors to diverse career opportunities in exciting industries? If so, our chemistry courses in Clearing are for you.

Our courses include:

  • Chemistry Clearing courses
  • Biochemistry Clearing courses
  • Pharmaceutical science Clearing courses
  • Foundation year Clearing courses

At Salford you will learn from industry-leading lecturers who are at the forefront of research, gaining hands-on experience that hones your critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Our chemical science courses can be tailored to your interests and aspirations. We’re here to help you discover the perfect fit for your future career path.

Clearing opening times

We are open from 10:00 to 16:00 Monday to Friday. Whatever your situation, contact us to explore your options.

Chemical science facilities

Whichever chemistry Clearing course you study, you will be based in our advanced, integrated teaching laboratory known as the Bodmer Lab. This £3 million facility is equipped with the latest technologies, ensuring that your education keeps pace with cutting-edge innovation and discovery. If you've not yet had a chance to visit our campus, take a look below at a 360 of the Bodmer Lab.




Our chemical science courses in Clearing

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Our chemical science courses integrate the core branches of chemistry, meeting the growing needs of employers who seek highly skilled chemists across a range of sectors.

Through our focus on applying theoretical knowledge and laboratory skills to find answers to current problems, you will appreciate how chemistry and its applications can transform the world we live in.

Chemistry Clearing courses

Browse our Chemistry courses in Clearing, including Biochemistry:

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BSc (Hons) Chemistry

Accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry, our BSc (Hons) Chemistry Clearing degree is designed to ensure you are ready for future employment. You will learn essential knowledge in organic, physical, and analytical chemistry to become a highly skilled chemist who can work in a range of modern chemical industries.

We pride ourselves on our research. In your last year, you will carry out an exciting and inspiring research project on a topic of your choice. This could include drug design, cancer and antimicrobial research, or nanotechnology.

On our chemistry Clearing courses, you’ll also have the opportunity to take part in an industry placement whilst studying with us. Recent chemistry students have undertaken placements at our on-campus research charity, Kidscan, as well as external organisations, such as the Respiratory Physiology Unit at the Royal Aintree Hospital in Liverpool, AstraZeneca in Cheshire, the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, and the Hochschule in Bremen, North Germany.

BSc (Hons) Biochemistry

Our BSc (Hons) Biochemistry Clearing degree is at the heart of cutting-edge research. You will have the opportunity to explore the areas that most interest you, including biotechnology, toxicology, and much more.

When you embark on our biochemistry Clearing course, you’ll join a community of dedicated scientists and researchers, harnessing the power of molecules to unravel the complexities of living systems and drive innovations that shape the future.

Our biochemistry degree is accredited by the Royal Society of Biology which ensures the highest standards of teaching. If you choose to do a placement year after the second year of the degree, then your degree will have 'Advanced Degree Accreditation' by the Royal Society of Biology.

BSc (Hons) Biochemistry with Studies in the USA

Want to combine studying with visiting America? Then our BSc (Hons) Biochemistry with Studies in the USA degree through Clearing is for you.

This course includes a year of study at the University of Toledo, Ohio, a leading centre for science with a reputation for taking research from the laboratory to the world.

Like the rest of our biochemistry Clearing courses, this degree is also accredited by the Royal Society of Biology. This accreditation will prepare you to meet the needs of future employers and embark on a career in research that helps to solve real-world issues.

BSc (Hons) Biochemistry with Foundation Year

Our BSc (Hons) Biochemistry with Foundation Year is designed to help you build a strong foundational knowledge in both biology and chemistry, so you are ready to progress and succeed on the full honours degree.

The full BSc (Hons) Biochemistry degree is accredited by the Royal Society of Biology, meaning you will develop a solid academic foundation in biological knowledge, ready for future employment.

This biochemistry Clearing course focuses on providing you with cutting-edge scientific knowledge and techniques. You will understand how organisms work at the molecular level in the fields of agriculture, medicine, chemical, and health-related industries.

Pharmaceutical science Clearing courses

Browse our Pharmaceutical science courses in Clearing:

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BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science

Our BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science degree in Clearing is designed to ensure you can join the next generation of scientists applying new knowledge to create new treatments and interventions.

This course is accredited by the Royal Society of Biology. Studying an accredited course is an ideal way to show future employers you have the skills and knowledge they are looking for in graduates. It also has the benefit of greater employability prospects and enhanced competitiveness in a crowded global jobs market.

On this pharmaceutical science course, you’ll have the option to take an industry placement between years two and three. Recent pharmaceutical science students have been offered placements at Pfizer in Kent, the Transplant Centre at Wythenshawe Hospital, and the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute.

BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science with Foundation Year

Our BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science with Foundation Year is recommended if you want to develop your career in biosciences but have a non-scientific background, or you don’t meet the entry requirements for direct entry to an honours degree. 

The full BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science degree is accredited by the Royal Society of Biology. Once you have successfully completed your foundation year and progress onto the full degree, you will build your academic knowledge and skills to join the next generation of scientists who design drugs that improve quality of life and can tackle pandemics and diseases.

Watch Lydia’s Chemical Science Story

As a chemical science student at Salford, you’ll get opportunities to go on placement where you can further your knowledge and passion for the chemical sciences and make a real contribution to new scientific developments. You will have to find the placement yourself, but you will get plenty of support from your lecturers to find one that’s right for you.

Hear from University of Salford student Lydia Topping about her experience on placement at Cancer Research UK.

Lydia Topping - Chemistry

Contact us

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If you have a question about studying any of our Clearing courses, or you’re ready to apply, contact us today. The quickest way to reach us is by phone. Call +44 (0)300 555 5030 today to speak to us and secure your offer. If you're unable to call now, request a call back or apply online instead. You only need to complete one of these steps. Once you've given us your details, we'll get in touch.