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Organic Chemistry, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #27 (QS) ,
In addition to superb research facilities, postgraduates in the school have a graduate common room and use of a computer cluster. You receive training in health and safety, fire fighting, library skills and written and oral presentation skills. 

About

If you do not have a masters degree you take taught course units in chemistry. 

The School has outstanding facilities, with for example 9 high resolution NMR spectrometers and 1 solid state, 3 area detectors and several powder systems for X-ray crystallography, and it hosts a national EPR service. 

Its research has been recognised both by funding bodies, who are currently providing over £40M of research grants, and by numerous national and international prizes and awards.

Our research community includes over 146 postdoctoral researchers and 347 postgraduate students. We have research links with over 80 different companies and over 150 overseas universities and research institutes.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Research areas:

  • Biological chemistry and organic synthesis, computational and theoretical chemistry, materials chemistry (inorganic and polymer), 
  • Magnetic resonance and structural chemistry, radiochemistry and environmental chemistry and nanoscience. 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    577

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General Requirements

  • Academic entry qualification overview
We normally expect students to have a First or Upper Second class honours degree or its overseas equivalent, in a relevant science or engineering discipline or a first degree with an additional UK Masters degree.
  • English language
  • Other international entry requirements
We accept a range of qualifications from different countries. For these and general requirements including English language see entry requirements from your country .

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4195 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4195 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Manchester

  • 645 - 1200 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

The School also has a limited number of industrial case awards and industry-sponsored studentships (e.g. from GSK, Pfizer and NDA). International students may apply for the President's Doctoral and School awards. Further information on funding is available by contacting the School.

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