Research course

Chemistry

Institution
Cardiff University · Cardiff School of Chemistry
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

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Entry requirements

For entry requirements for this course, please visit: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/research/programmes/programme/chemistry

Months of entry

January, April, July, October

Course content

Our research is grouped into five distinct cognate themes: biological chemistry, catalysis and interfacial science, materials and energy, molecular synthesis and spectroscopy and dynamics.

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.

The aim of this programme is 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

  • newly refurbished laboratories with excellent research and teaching facilities
  • an expanding team of researchers, and network of industrial contacts
  • strong interdisciplinary collaborations that allow postgraduates to interact across traditional subject divisions
  • strong international collaborations mean opportunities to complete placements abroad, including in Europe and America

Information for international students

With over 8,500 international students from more than 130 countries, you will be joining a diverse and inspiring academic community.

For further information about our English language requirements, please visit https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/international/english-language-requirements

Fees and funding

For information about fees and funding, please visit: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/research/programmes/programme/chemistry

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
chemistry-pgr@cardiff.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0)29 2087 0302