Doctoral training

The School of Chemistry hosts or participates in eight national flagship EPSRC Centres for Doctoral Training

Centres for Doctoral Training

Studying chemistry in Bristol

Our students have the chance to work with companies such as GSK, DuPont or AstraZeneca, and can study in Europe, Canada, the USA and elsewhere

Courses and programmes

Collaborative research environment

Our research spans a broad range of topics and disciplines, offering students the chance to collaborate with scientists both within and outside the University


World-class equipment and infrastructure

Modern, high-tech facilities provide the ideal learning and research environment, placing Bristol at the forefront of chemistry research


Innovative teaching environment

Bristol ChemLabS, the UK’s only chemistry-based Centre for Excellence in Teaching in Learning, provides students with innovative teaching within a world-class facility

Bristol ChemLabS

The staff and students were very welcoming when I visited after applying and the facilities were impressive - the chemistry building in particular had just undergone a major refurbishment to provide a world-class facility.

Robert, Third year, MSci Chemistry

What our students say


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Working environment

The school holds the prestigious Athena SWAN Bronze Award in recognition of its commitment to addressing gender inequalities, tackling the unequal representation of women in science and to improving career progression for female academics who work in Chemistry.