The first lectures in Chemistry at the University of Melbourne were given in 1856. Since then the School has grown significantly, and there are currently over 2000 undergraduate students enrolled in Chemistry subjects, with more than 100 Bachelor of Science (Hons), PhD and Master of Science research students.
Find out more about your course and study options, as well as services available for current students.
Course and subjects
Find out more about the Chemistry course , including specific subject descriptions, handbook entries, course notes and past exam papers.
Prospective undergraduate students
Undergraduate study in Chemistry at the University of Melbourne requires enrolment in a Bachelor of Science degree. Further information for prospective students about undergraduate study is available.
There are many international students at the University and enrolled in Chemistry. Further information for international students about how to apply, the course and life in Melbourne is available.
There are currently more than 100 BSc (Hons), PhD and MSc research students at the School. Find out more about the postgraduate opportunities available, including how to apply and scholarship information.
Find out more about the student services available to Chemistry students, as well as the wide range of services offered by the University.
Find out about the wide range of careers available to Chemistry graduates, including links to several graduate profiles.