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Chemistry at York - ranked 4th in the 2018 Complete University Guide and the 2017 The Times

Ranked 2nd in the The Guardian (2018) and 4th in the Complete University Guide (2018), and The Times (2017)

Our courses specialise in medicinal chemistry, environmental and green chemistry - a distinctive feature being the opportunity to spend the fourth year in industry, abroad or at York.

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