Study Chemical Sciences at Salford

Chemistry students

For centuries, chemistry has guided human knowledge, leading to medical breakthroughs and improving living standards. If you’re ready to make discoveries and build next-generation scientific knowledge, start your career journey with a chemical science-based degree.

From all-round Chemistry to specialisms in Biochemistry and Pharmaceutical Science, our accredited degree courses will take your knowledge further. Through our industry-focused approach, we'll help you build the practical and transferable skills that employers want.

Read on and explore why studying chemical science with Salford will be one of the best decision you'll ever make.

Want to get closer to studying chemical sciences, explore our labs and speak to the course team? Sign up for our next Open Day on Saturday 25 June 2022.

Chemical Sciences at Salford

Chemistry students
  • Experience immersive learning in our world-class Bodmer Laboratories
  • Choose to include a placement year to boost your future employability
  • Benefit from research-informed teaching led and science community collaboration
Our chemical science degree courses

Biochemistry (BSc Hons)

Chemistry students

If you are thinking about specialising your studies, consider the exciting field of Biochemistry - thanks to our exclusive partnership with University of Toledo, you can also take your studies stateside with a year in the USA too.

BSc (Hons) Biochemistry

BSc (Hons) Biochemistry with Studies in the USA

BSc (Hons) Biochemistry with Foundation Year

Looking to start your studies in September 2022? Apply now via UCAS

Chemistry (BSc Hons)

Chemistry student

Choose Chemistry for an all-round knowledge-building course. Holding accreditation from the Royal Society of Chemistry, our course is an excellent platform to develop advanced laboratory skills and open up career opportunities.

BSc (Hons) Chemistry

Looking to start your studies in September 2022? Apply now via UCAS

Pharmaceutical Science (BSc Hons)

Chemistry students

If your career interests lie in making new materials, analysing scenarios, working towards a green world, helping to cure diseases, or leading the fight against pollution, consider our Pharmaceutical Science degree.

BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science

BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science with Foundation Year

Looking to start your studies in September 2022? Apply now via UCAS

Lydia Topping - Chemistry
Your top chemical science study questions - answered!

How much time will I spend in the labs?

Each week, your learning will be split between practical lab sessions where you will learn to use the equipment and carry out your own research projects, and taught lectures which will give you the theoretical knowledge needed in each module. 

Is there an option to specialise my learning?

Yes. In both your second and third year, you will be able to select from a range of modules, creating a programme which caters to your interests and can provide specialist knowledge. More information on the elective modules available for your course will be listed on each individual course page on our website.

What careers will be open to me when I graduate?

Each of our biology and wildlife courses will prepare you for a range of vocational careers in either biological or life sciences, within environmental consultancies or zoos. Our alumni have progressed into a variety of job roles including marine scientist, conservation officer, ecologist, research assistant, nano-technologist, wildlife ranger, and university lecturer. 

Our biomedicine programmes provide graduates with an excellent basis for a wide range of careers. Depending on your chosen course, you will be able to pursue a career in biomedicine, biotechnology, conservation, the pharmaceutical or food industries, forensic science, sports science, health care or research.

Our chemical science programmes provide graduates with an excellent basis for a wide range of careers. Depending on your chosen course, you will be able to pursue a career in a range of areas from pharmaceutical or biotechnology companies to forensic science. Depending on your chosen undergraduate course, you may undertake a career in research, development, quality assurance, or assisting legal cases. 

 

Got another question?

We know that deciding which direction to take your studies is a big step.

If you have any further questions, our friendly course enquiries team will be happy to answer them for you.

Reach us via email at enquiries@salford.ac.uk or by phone on +44 (0)161 295 4545 (9am-5pm).

CAMPUS LIFE. BIG CITY BUZZ.

University life is not just about what you study - where you study matters too.

Our amazing location at the heart of Greater Manchester gives you the ease of campus life, the thrill of the big city buzz, and thanks to excellent transport links, easy access to some incredible places around the North West. 

Our Peel Park campus is set in acres of lush, green parkland - great for sunny days! We're also just over a mile from Manchester city centre, with its world-class culture, exciting events, superior sport and legendary nightlife. 

This exciting combination is what makes the Salford study experience so unique. Come and take a look.

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