Research course

Organic 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

Course content

The powerful tools of synthesis and mechanistic analysis, assisted by an ever expanding analytical arsenal, make 21st century Organic Chemistry an intellectually stimulating and practically useful subject in its own right, and endow organic chemists with the ideal skills for the exploration of biology and materials science.

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


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


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

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