Research course

Chemical and Process Engineering - Research

University of Strathclyde · Department of Chemical and Process Engineering

Entry requirements

For PhD: A first or upper second-class Honours degree from a UK university or equivalent; or other qualifications deemed by the Head of Department to be equivalent.

Months of entry

October, September

Course content

An active department in both basic and applied research with links to industry. It recently moved into new modern research laboratories. Specialist topics including Nanostructured materials, Biomolecular Engineering, Low Carbon Technology and Multi-scaled modelling.

Department specialisms

The Department is a centre of research excellence in the areas of chemical engineering and materials science and has a comprehensive suite of experimental facilities. Research focuses on the following areas: Carbon Materials and Energy; Porous Polymers and Membrane Technology; High Pressure Processing; Microreactor Technology; Computational Molecular Modelling; Colloidal Engineering.

Information for international students

For candidates whose first language is not English, minimum standards of written and spoken English are IELTS minimum overall band score of 6.5 (no individual test score below 5.5). TOEFL iBT mimimum total score 90-95 (minimum score of 21 in listening and writing, 22 in reading and 23 in speaking).

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,116 (2015/2016)
International students
£16,700 (2015/2016)

University, faculty and departmental scholarships, charity organisations - e.g. Carnegie, doctoral training centres.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months
part time
72 months


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


full time
12 months

Course contact details

0141 574 5305