Research course

Chemical and Process Engineering

University of Surrey · Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Entry requirements

Depending on the project, a good first degree in Chemical Engineering or a project-related subject is required.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

Research degrees in the Department normally comprise three years’ research and the initial registration is subject to a confirmation process after one year.

All PhD students work on individual projects within one of our research centres. During your time with us you will undertake a critical review of your chosen field of study to bring you to the cutting edge of science, propose a novel solution to your chosen problem, whether theoretical or experimental, and evaluate it.

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

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


full time
30-48 months
part time
60-96 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
01483 686 128