Candidates should have a good honours degree (2.1 or above) in an appropriate discipline, but prior experience in research or industry may be acceptable. Enthusiasm for, and commitment to, independent study is essential, as is a good command of the English language.
Months of entry
January, October, July, April
Our Chemistry PhD will deepen your understanding of the latest advances in synthetic and medicinal chemistry, natural products chemistry, materials chemistry, fuel cell research, nanotechnology, environmental, forensic and computational chemistry. If you choose to take a PhD at Surrey, you will join an internationally-renowned Department, with a strong track-record of employability and research excellence. We are also home to state-of-the-art research laboratories and the BP-funded Centre for Petroleum and Surface Chemistry, with a recent investment in staff and facilities totalling $7 million.
Drug Discovery; Environmental Analysis, Biosensors and Forensic Analysis; Materials and Devices for Sustainable Energy; Theoretical and Computational Chemistry; Thermochemistry; Strategic new inorganic materials and Polymetric Materials
Information for international students
Non-native speakers of English will normally be required to have IELTS 6.5 or above (or equivalent)
Fees and funding
Research Councils, industry, EU, charities, university.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions
- 01483 686 069