A world top 150 department.

Times Higher Education World Rankings for Physical Sciences

Inspiring young scientists and Nobel Prize winners with our groundbreaking research and innovative teaching.

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Your chemistry degree

Join us on one of our highly rated courses to play your part in discoveries that improve lives and change the way we see the world. Spend a year abroad or working in industry.

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Funding your PhD

The University of Sheffield has £8 million to fund PhD students who really shine. If you're among the brightest and best in your field we want to hear from you.

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Undergraduate research scholarships

We are offering special scholarships for a six week placement in one of our laboratories.

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Study with us

Chemistry is the central science, and with our links to top employers and universities around the world you'll be able to go anywhere with one of our degrees.

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World-class research

Nobel Prize winners have researched chemistry in Sheffield, and with our unique range of incredible PhD opportunities you could follow in their footsteps.

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We work with professional bodies and top institutions around the world to provide outstanding teaching. Our research collaborations help us solve major scientific challenges with colleagues in industry.

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