Research course


Queen Mary, University of London · Biological and Chemical Sciences

Entry requirements

Specific entry requirements for each PhD project vary but, generally, we are looking for applicants with the following:

  • A first or upper second-class degree in a relevant subject area or a recognised equivalent from an accredited overseas institution or an equivalent professional qualification.

The following information may also be factored into your application:

  • A masters qualification is desirable but not always essential.
  • Relevant experience within the field may also be taken into account.

To check the entry requirements for a project please select it from the table on the postgraduate research opportunities page.

Months of entry


Course content

A long-established department with a distinguished record of research in the major areas of chemistry. Good facilities in current accommodation. Move to new purpose-built laboratories in 2001/2. Academic staff: 20. Research workers: 50. Capital equipment: NMR, EPR, MRI, X-ray diffraction, mass spectrometry, surface analysis, laser spectrometry, high-level computational facilities.

Department specialisms

Organic and Inorganic Synthesis and Mechanisms; Advanced Organic and Inorganic Materials; Biological and Biomedical Chemistry; Electrochemistry and Electrosynthesis; Surface Chemistry; Photochemical and Atmospheric Studies; Computational Chemistry

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

EPSRC, EU, college, industrial sources and other grants.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


full time
12 months

Course contact details

School of Biological and Chemical Sciences
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