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Chemistry (PhD/MPhil)

3 years (PhD), 1 year (MPhil) (full-time) / Please discuss with School (part-time) / n/a (distance / e-Learning)

Course Aims

To offer knowledge and expertise for a career in the pharmaceuticals and fine chemical sectors, teaching, biomedical research fields, research and managerial roles in general manufacturing industry (eg. food, cosmetics, petrochemical etc).

Special Features

The School has undergone an extensive revitalisation in the last few years and occupies newly refurbished laboratories with excellent facilities for research and teaching

Course Description

The research carried out within the School of Chemistry is diverse and encompasses both fundamental and applied themes. Available research topics closely mirror the particular research interests of individual staff members, which fall broadly into Biological & Organic, Inorganic, Physical, and Theoretical & Computational chemistries.

The School specialises in the following research areas:

Skills Acquired

Career Prospects

Our students have gone on to a diverse range of careers, some continue along the academic path with postdoctoral positions in groups both in Cardiff and around the world, others have joined the teaching profession whilst many have entered major industrial companies in jobs that range from research to management.

Entry Requirements

Applicants are required to have a good honours degree, or equivalent, in Chemistry or in a related subject.

Entry to research degree courses in chemistry will be subject to the University requirements for English language.In addition, the university offers a range of pre-sessional courses for those without the required language qualifications; successful completion of any of these courses will allow you to proceed with your research degree in chemistry.

Note: International students pursuing part-time programmes of study are not eligible for Tier 4 General Student) visas and must have alternative leave to remain in the UK if they intend to study at the University in person

Next intake: The University has four entry points for research degrees: 1 October, 1 January, 1 April, or 1 July

School Contact

Name: Dr Ben Ward  

Telephone: +44(0)29 2087 0302 

Fax: +44(0)29 2087 4030 

Email: Chemistry-PGR@cardiff.ac.uk  

School Website: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/chemistry

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