Research course

Chemical Engineering

University of Cambridge · Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

Entry requirements

Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK II.i Honours Degree.

If your degree is not from the UK, please check International Qualifications to find the equivalent in your country.

Applicants will need a minimum of 4 years of study at the University level in a relevant field, and we would expect a high 2.i or First Class (or overseas equivalent) in all previous degrees.

Months of entry

January, October, April

Course content

The Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology offers PhDs in Chemical Engineering or Biotechnology.

Research within the Department covers a wide and exciting array of activities ranging from quite fundamental research in biology through to the traditional fields of chemical engineering.

Department specialisms

Applied Catalysis; Fluid Mechanics and Multiphase Flow; Particle Technology; Soft Solids; Chemical Reactor Engineering; Heat and Mass Transfer; Biochemical Engineering; Product Design; Food Technology

Qualification and course duration


full time
36-48 months

Course contact details

Graduate Administrator
01223 334777