Undergraduate study

At Loughborough University you will study the principles and applications of modern chemistry that underpin many important UK industries with an emphasis on hands-on laboratory work. Our Department of Chemistry provides you with a stimulating and supportive learning environment and the opportunity to develop a wide range of transferable skills.

Study with us because

  • A highly-rated Chemistry department 

    3rd in The Guardian University League Table 2022

  • Student satisfaction 

    Top 5 in the UK for Overall Satisfaction in Chemistry (NSS2021)*

  • State-of-the-art facilities 

    Including the newly opened STEMLab - a £17million investment in brand-new STEM facilities to the campus - and a further £6million investment in laboratories for undergraduate teaching

  • Paid placements with the world's top companies 

    Available on all our courses

  • Accredited courses 

    Graduates from our MChem courses are eligible for admission to Associate Membership of the Royal Society of Chemistry (AMRSC), and will hold a degree accredited for the award of Chartered Chemistry (CChem)

 Ranked 8th out of 57 institutions for 'Overall Satisfaction' in Chemistry - National Student Survey (NSS) 2021.