Research course


University of Birmingham · School of Chemistry
PhDMSc by research

Entry requirements

Applicants must have 2:1 Honours degree (or the equivalent) in a relevant subject.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

The School of Chemistry is undergoing a period of renaissance and growth. We have received significant investment in surface chemistry and analysis laboratories (£500,000), and won £2.5 million-worth of investment from Advantage West Midlands and the European Regional Development Fund to purchase state-of-the-art equipment and refurbish laboratory space for carrying out research under the heading of Advanced Materials Research.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,320 FT - £2,160 PT
International students
£21,420 FT - £10,710

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months
part time
72 months

MSc by research

full time
12 months

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