Chemistry at York - 97% overall student satisfaction in the 2016 NSS

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Our courses will help you develop the knowledge and skills needed by professional chemists

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"I wanted to experience what it was like being part of a University research group", Rachel, MChem Year 4 York

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

We are ranked 4th in the 2017 Complete University Guide The Guardian and The Times

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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