Research course

Molecular Modelling and Materials Science

UCL - University College London · Chemistry

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Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard; or a lower second-class Bachelor's degree with appropriate postgraduate training or industrial experience; or Master's degree in a relevant subject.

Months of entry


Course content

The programme provides topical research projects in the key area of the development and application of state-of-the-art computer modelling and experimental characterisation techniques to determine structure/property relationships of materials and complex molecules, and for applications in the areas of functional materials, with particular focus on catalysis, energy and healthcare.

Research areas

  • Energy Materials and Catalysis
  • Nano-Engineering for Smart Materials
  • Pharmaceuticals and Biomedical Engineering

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • EngD
    full time
    48 months
    • MRes
      full time
      48 months

      Course contact details

      Dr Zhimei Du
      +44 (0)20 7679 7465