Whether it’s harnessing renewable energy sources, next-gen nanotechnology or new medical breakthroughs, chemistry is an ever-present and vital tool for shaping the technology of tomorrow.
Within chemistry, you can study the fields of molecular design and synthesis, analysis and spectroscopic identification of chemical species, quantum chemistry, molecular dynamics, chemical kinetics and thermodynamics. Chemistry sits at the intersection of so much that will change our world over the coming century. You’ll learn from and alongside top researchers in their field, who are tackling some of the planet’s biggest challenges.
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Why study Chemistry at the University of Melbourne
Explore the big questions
Science gives you the tools to work out what’s really going on. Be a leader of tomorrow and tackle the world’s greatest challenges with science.
Future-proof your career
Jobs in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine are growing faster than other industries. By 2024, they’re likely to grow by 11.6%.
As a Science student at Melbourne, you’ll have access to our $100 million life sciences building – the most sophisticated of its kind in Australia.