Entry requirements

A first or an upper second-class honours degree is required.

Months of entry


Course content

The MPhil programmes at Bangor offer students a high level of research and should you choose the programme which includes the Advanced English Certificate you will also be given dedicated high-level English tuition which will allow you to take the exam to gain the advanced Cambridge Certificate level 5 (Certificate of proficiency in English) during you studies. Research Areas: chemistry with specialisms in: inorganic main group chemistry; porous materials; inorganic heterocycles; borate; silicates; nmr; computational chemistry; virtual reality; computer graphics; self-assembled monolayers; enzyme prodrug therapy; biosensors; sensors for tuberculosis; botulinum neurotoxins; bacterial fuel cells; green/sustainable chemistry; advanced inorganic materials chemistry; bioinorganic; x-ray absorption spectroscopy; metalloproteins; structure/function studies; conjugated polymers; functional pi-electron organic materials; organic electronics; light-emitting polymers; green energy; nanomaterial; design; synthesis and characterisation of pi-functional conjugated materials; hydrogels; biodegradable polymers; tissue engineering; drug delivery; plant extraction for biologically active compounds; environmental fate of distinct compounds in different ecosystem compartment (plant, soil, water, air); plant volatiles; elemental analysis; method developments for advanced chromatography.

Department specialisms

Please see the website for a full list.

Information for international students

The minimum IELTS requirements are a 6.5 in the writing element and a 6.5 in the reading with no other element below 6.0.

Fees and funding

EPSRC/UK funding bodies; British and Commonwealth Councils

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months

Course contact details

Dr Martina Lahmann
01248 382375