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Chemistry

Exclusive exchanges

MChem students can apply to go to one of the following universities in their fourth year in 2020/21:

Australia

University of Sydney
Study in English

Belgium

Brussels Free University
B1 French required

Canada

University of British Columbia (Okanagan) 
Study in English

Two full-year places will be avialable for MChem students in 2020/21.

Finland

University of Helsinki
Study in English

France

Germany

Heidelberg University
B1 German required

RWTH Aachen University
B1 German required

India

Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences, Mumbai
Study in English

Italy

Japan

Tohoku University 

Study in English, or N1 Level (fluent) Japanese required
At least three full-time places available to Chemistry students in 2020/21.

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Please contact Global Programmes for more information about the number of places available for 2020/21

New Zealand

The University of Victoria, Wellington
Study in English

Singapore

Nanyang Technological University
Study in English

Three full-time places will be available for MChem students in 2020/21.

Spain

University of Seville
DELE (B2) Spanish required

Summer abroad

Spending the summer abroad allows you to get a taste of living and working internationally without committing to a full year. Enhance your global awareness and improve employability, leadership and advocacy skills.

Find out more about summer opportunities and travel awards.

 

 

For academic queries, including joint honours options, contact your supervisor or the Departmental International Co-ordinator, Dr John Slattery: john.slattery@york.ac.uk.

How to apply

Worldwide exchanges

Undergraduate Chemistry students may also apply to study abroad on credit-replacing exchange at one of York’s worldwide exchanges, which are open to students from most other departments at the University. 

Explore worldwide opportunities 

Work Abroad

Explore the Year In Industry, Placement year options, or summer international internships, if you are interested in work opportunities outside the UK.

Further information can be found on our web page.

Postgraduate opportunities

Depending on your programme of studies, you may be interested in:

What to expect

 

Previous destinations

As well as attending International Study Centres, Chemistry students have been to the following destinations in recent years:

 

Previous destinations

Degree UG/PGCountryHost organisationProgrammeDuration
Chemistry (with a Year in Industry) UG Malaysia Eco Lodge Travel Bursary 1 month July
Chemistry (with a Year Abroad) UG Singapore Nanyang Technological University Departmental Exchange study placement Full academic year
Chemistry, Biological and Medicinal Chemistry (with a Year Abroad) UG Finland University of Helsinki Erasmus+ study placement Full academic year
Chemistry, Resources and the Environment (with a Year Abroad)  PG Germany Bayer Crop Science Erasmus+ work placement 12 months Sep-Aug
Chemistry (with a Year in Industry) PG Switzerland Hoffman La Roche European work placement 12 months Sep-Aug
Chemistry, Resources and the Environment (with a Year Abroad)  PG New Zealand Victoria, University of Wellington Departmental Exchange study placement Full academic year