Research course

Chemical Engineering

University of Birmingham · School of Chemistry

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Entry requirements

The normal entrance qualification for PhD study is either at least an upper second-class Honours degree, or a first degree of a lower classification, along with an MSc or evidence of substantial relevant industrial experience

Months of entry


Course content

The school has a history of particle technology and materials processing. It now conducts research in the Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Materials for High Performance Applications. The department has involvement in the new multimillion pound Net Shape Manufacturing Laboratory.

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Department specialisms

Powder Processing; Ceramic and Catalysis Fabrication; Paste Flow; Extrusion and Injection Moulding

Fees and funding

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EPSRC, industry, ORS.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate enquiry service
0121 414 5005