Research course

Physical Chemistry

Institution
The University of Manchester · School of Chemistry
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

We normally expect students to have a First or Upper Second class 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

September

Course content

The School has particular strengths in biological chemistry and organic synthesis, computational and theoretical chemistry, materials chemistry (inorganic and polymer), magnetic resonance and structural chemistry, radiochemistry and environmental chemistry, nanoscience, biochemistry, bioinformatics, biotechnology, genetics, gene expression, molecular biology, microbiology, structural biology, neuroscience, pharmacology, toxicology and biomolecular sciences. State-of-the-art equipment, new laboratories and first-rate spectroscopic services support and compliment these activities. Each student has at least one supervisor and an advisor with pastoral responsibility.

In addition to superb research facilities, postgraduates in the school have a graduate common room and use of a computer cluster. You receive training in health and safety, fire fighting, library skills and written and oral presentation skills.

Information for international students

Students will need to be able to demonstrate competency in the English language and students who do not already possess a recognised English Language qualification will need to take a test such as IELTS or TOEFL and attain a minimum of IELTS 6.5 (with no sub test > 5.5), IB TOEFL 90 (with no sub test > 22).

We accept a range of qualifications from different countries. For these and general requirements including English language see Accepted entry qualifications from your country

Fees and funding

UK students
Base rate £4,260 Low £8,500, Medium £15,000, High £20,000
International students
Base rate £23,500;Low £24,500,Medium £29,500, High £34,500

Qualification and course duration

PhD

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

MPhil

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
School of Chemistry
Email
pg.chemistry@manchester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 306 9279