Students seeking to undertake research work in the Department must normally have a good Honours degree in chemistry. For PhD, First or Upper Second Class MSci or MChem Degree; Equivalent is required for EU applicants. For overseas (Non-EU) applicants First Class BSc and MSc degrees are required.
Months of entry
January, October, April, March
Students initially register for the MPhil and transfer to PhD after successfully completing their transfer report and viva at the end of the first year.
The department typically admits 65-70 MPhil/PhD and 43 MRes students each year. Funding for these students comes from a diverse range of sources, including the EPSRC, industry, scholarships and self-funded students.
For further informaton, please visit the PhD programmes web pages at:
Details of the Chemistry Department’s research activities can be found at http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/chemistry/research. Wherever possible, we recommend prospective students directly contact potential supervisors and discuss with them the availability of research projects and studentships.
Organic Synthesis; Organo-metallics; Materials; Polymers; Catalysis; Asymmetric Synthesis; Electrochemistry; Chemistry (Computational, Surface, Bio-organic)
Information for international students
International students fees - £22,300 a year. Competitive College Award Schemes are available for international students.
Fees and funding
EPSRC, BBSRC, chemical industry, charities funding for UK and EU students.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Ms Doris Pappoe
- +44 (0) 20 7594 5864
- +44 (0) 20 7594 5804