Research course

Chemistry

Institution
Cardiff University · Cardiff School of Chemistry
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

For entry requirements, please see our website.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

The research carried out within the School of Chemistry is diverse and encompasses both fundamental and applied themes. Available research topics closely mirror the particular research interests of individual staff members, which fall broadly into Biological & Organic, Inorganic, Physical, and Theoretical & Computational chemistries.

Programme aims

To offer knowledge and expertise for a career in the pharmaceuticals and fine chemical sectors, teaching, biomedical research fields, research and managerial roles in general manufacturing industry (eg. food, cosmetics, petrochemical etc).

Distinctive features
  • The School has undergone an extensive revitalisation in the last few years and occupies newly refurbished laboratories with excellent facilities for research and teaching
  • Chemistry continues to attract an expanding team of researchers, as well as maintaining an extensive network of industrial contacts
  • Strong interdisciplinary collaborations support projects across traditional subject divisions; postgraduates interact across these groups
  • New facilities for synthetic and catalytic chemistry, including an advanced pressure reaction suite for catalyst development and investigation and the opening of the laboratories of the new EPSRC-funded Physical Organic Chemistry Centre
  • Extensive collaborations internationally; a number of research programmes allow placements abroad, including in Europe and America.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
options available months
full time
36 months

MPhil

full time
12 months
part time
options available months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
postgradenquiries@cardiff.ac.uk