Explore a range of topics and move seamlessly between areas such as nanotechnology, drug development, forensics and new materials.
Department of Chemistry
We offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses and have a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and innovation.
Gain knowledge and practical skills in drug discovery science from target identification through to getting a drug to market.
Doctoral training programme which places fundamental concepts of sustainability at the core of research, training and outreach in applied chemical sciences.
Our Summer and Winter Schools will help you develop your expertise in electrochemistry. Methods covered are relevant to academic and industrial research.
PhD student and Bath graduate Anna Kinsella, realised staying on for a PhD would open the door for her choice of a career in Chemistry patents.
Chemistry student Max Robson maximised every opportunity during his year on placement at the Future Industries Institute in South Australia.
MChem student Ella Shilliday had the time of her life and found her passion for real world chemistry on her study year abroad.
Bath graduate Dominic Macias stayed on campus for research in his third year rather than go on placement and was inspired to stay on for his PhD.
Chemistry student Elizabeth Robinson found her London-based placement triggered an interest in the rapidly growing area of FinTech: financial technology.
Bath graduate Domenyk Turski was inspired to stay in academia after his third year undergraduate project showed the excitement of ground breaking research.
Our research spans from fundamental chemistry to applications in catalysis, materials, healthcare and sustainable chemical technologies.
Explore our facilities available for teaching and research with expert support from University staff.
A multidisciplinary centre that brings together researchers with a strong interest in sustainability.
From consultancy to placements, there are many ways you and your organisation can benefit from the expertise in our teams.
A new report by the Royal Society describes the potential for synthetic fuels to help the transition to more sustainable fuels over the next 20 years.
Potential for cleaner and greener ways to produce commodity chemicals as scientists create perfect conditions for fungus-derived enzymes to thrive
The research aims to improve the cost, performance and range of batteries used in electric vehicles, helping pave the way for zero emission transport.
Bath project seeking to commercialise plant-based beads for cosmetics receives major funding.
Research in our department spans from fundamental chemistry to applications in catalysis, materials, healthcare and sustainable chemical technologies.
How we work with local schools and colleges to encourage under-represented students to apply to university.
Scientists from the university helped primary pupils grow their own intricate crystal ‘gardens’ in a school workshop.
We offer fun, hands-on educational chemistry activities. Learn how your school science students can benefit from our outreach programme.
95% student satisfaction rate for chemistry in the National Student Survey 2019
98% of research rated world-leading or internationally excellent in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (2014)