Learn the science that drives the world around us – from designing new materials to keeping the air we breathe pure, from creating medicines to building efficient ways to generate energy.
At St Andrews, you will be prepared for a career in chemical-related industries such as fuels, pharmaceuticals and fragrances. You will also be able to concentrate on our key chemical specialities:
- materials chemistry
- medicinal chemistry
- molecular chemistry
- catalysis and surface science.
The School of Chemistry offers a diverse range of contemporary chemical study options alongside award-winning research in areas tackling sustainability, energy, and the effective management of societal resources.
The School of Geography and Sustainable Development studies the Earth’s systems with its landscapes, peoples, places and environments. Students interested in applying knowledge of chemistry to sustainable development may take up modules offered by this School.
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If you’re interested in studying at St Andrews, join us at a visiting day or talk and tour to explore the town, find out about our courses and meet current students. You can also join us for one of our upcoming virtual events.