Research course

Inorganic Chemistry

The University of Manchester · School of Chemistry

Entry requirements

For MPhil you will need at least a Lower-Second UK Honours degree, or equivalent. For a Doctorate level programme (e.g. PhD) it will be an Upper-Second UK Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant science or engineering discipline or a first degree with an additional UK Masters degree (or international equivalent).

Months of entry

January, April, July, September, October

Course content

The inorganic research grouping contains fourteen academics within four loose groups and covers a diversity of chemistry from studies of radionuclides in the environment to synthesis of paramagnetic clusters.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you will need a recognised English language qualifications: IELTS (6.5 with no sub-test under 5.5); TOEFL (570 with 5.0 in TWE); CBTOEFL (230 with 5.0 in TWE). Other English Language qualifications/tests can be considered including those offered by the University's Language Teaching Centre.

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
36-48 months
part time
72-96 months


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Administrator
+44 (0) 161 306 9279
+44 (0) 161 275 4598