Our Degrees

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A chemistry degree from Edinburgh provides the intellectual framework for understanding the properties of molecules from fundamentals to the frontiers of current research.
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Medicinal and Biological Chemistry is concerned with understanding biological mechanisms and processes at the level of atoms and molecules.
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Chemical Physics is the keystone interdisciplinary subject that lies at the apex of two major fields of physical science. It encompasses fundamental physics of individual atoms and molecules through to soft and hard condensed matter physics.
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An attractive option available to MChem students involves a one year industrial placement or an exchange with one of our partner universities overseas.