Chemistry research

Postgraduate research programmes available for online application in the School of Chemistry are listed, together with possible start dates.

The titles of research programmes are generic to encompass the wide range of research opportunities available.  The research areas for MPhil and PhD specified below reflect the areas of expertise within this School. You will be given an opportunity to specify your proposed project/topic later in the application.

Research areas for MPhil and PhD include:

Solid State and Materials Chemistry, Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, Organic Synthesis, Physical Organic Chemistry, Heterogeneous Catalysis and Nanostructured Surfaces, Chemical Biology, Metals in Synthesis and Homogenous Catalysis.

To proceed with your application:

  • identify the programme you want to apply for
  • decide whether you would like to study on a full time or part time basis
  • select your preferred start date.
Programme nameMode of studyStart date
Master of Philosophy (Chemistry) (October Start)Full-time 01-Oct-2016
 Full-time 01-Oct-2017
Master of Philosophy (Chemistry) (January Start)Full-time 03-Jan-2017
 Full-time 03-Jan-2018
Master of Philosophy (Chemistry) (April Start)Full-time 01-Apr-2016
 Full-time 01-Apr-2017
Master of Philosophy (Chemistry) (July Start)Full-time 01-Jul-2016
 Full-time 01-Jul-2017
Master of Research CatalysisFull-time 01-Oct-2016
 Full-time 01-Oct-2017
Doctor of Philosophy (Chemistry) (October Start)Full-time 01-Oct-2016
 Full-time 01-Oct-2017
Doctor of Philosophy (Chemistry) (January Start)Full-time 03-Jan-2017
 Full-time 03-Jan-2018
Doctor of Philosophy (Chemistry) (April Start)Full-time 01-Apr-2016
 Full-time 01-Apr-2017
Doctor of Philosophy (Chemistry) (July Start)Full-time 01-Jul-2016
 Full-time 01-Jul-2017
Doctor of Philosophy(Chemistry-Catalysis - CDT ) (October) (4yr)Full-time 01-Oct-2016
 Full-time 01-Oct-2017
Master of Philosophy (Chemistry) (October Start)Part-time 01-Oct-2016
 Part-time 01-Oct-2017
Master of Philosophy (Chemistry) (January Start)Part-time 03-Jan-2017
 Part-time 03-Jan-2018
Master of Philosophy (Chemistry) (April Start)Part-time 01-Apr-2016
 Part-time 01-Apr-2017
Master of Philosophy (Chemistry) (July Start)Part-time 01-Jul-2016
 Part-time 01-Jul-2017
Doctor of Philosophy (Chemistry) (October Start)Part-time 01-Oct-2016
 Part-time 01-Oct-2017
Doctor of Philosophy (Chemistry) (January Start)Part-time 03-Jan-2017
 Part-time 03-Jan-2018
Doctor of Philosophy (Chemistry) (April Start)Part-time 01-Apr-2016
 Part-time 01-Apr-2017
Doctor of Philosophy (Chemistry) (July Start)Part-time 01-Jul-2016
 Part-time 01-Jul-2017

If you have difficulty locating the programme you want to apply for please check the name of the programme in postgraduate course finder using the postgraduate prospectus.

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