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Why study with us
Our postgraduate taught programmes
Our postgraduate research programmes
An introduction to our taught master's degree programmes
Dr Tom Tatchell, Education and Students Manager, shares all you need to know about postgraduate study at the School of Chemistry including career opportunities for graduates, contact hours for our taught degree programmes, the differences between undergraduate and postgraduate study, and more.
Our School has a world-class reputation for research excellence, with a vibrant and diverse community of postgraduate students. Explore our facilities and find out more about our School and research including the Cardiff Catalysis Institute.
View our taught postgraduate degree programmes.
View our postgraduate research programmes.
Entry requirements can be found on the course pages.
Rebekah shares her experiences as a postgraduate chemistry student
MChem and PhD student, Rebekah Taylor, explains why she chose to study chemistry at Cardiff and shares some useful advice for students who are considering studying with us, including information about student support, the skills she gained during her degree and the city of Cardiff.
Scientists have created a new and simple method for creating catalysts made from precious metals and have shown that gold still remains the most stable and efficient of them all.
Plus, researchers are taking snapshots of chemical reactions in a trillionth of a second in the hope of developing the next generation of antibiotics and anti-viral drugs.