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Chemistry, Ph.D.

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University rank #85 (BCR) Tucson, AZ, United States
Chemistry students accepted into the graduate program are admitted primarily to pursue a Ph.D. The Ph.D. program at UA prepares high-achieving students for senior research positions in industry or government laboratories, or a career in college-level or university-level teaching and research.
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Overview

A number of interdisciplinary research and training programs are available under the Chemistry Ph.D. program including, Biological Chemistry Program, Biological Physics Program, Chemical Physics Program and others.

The Doctor of Philosophy with a major in chemistry is primarily a research degree. The number and selection of courses is tailored to the individual student's needs and interests according to the guidelines available from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. A dissertation based upon original laboratory research is required. All students must pass a series of written examinations, a comprehensive examination and a final oral defense examination.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    63 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analytical Chemistry
  •  Inorganic Chemistry
  •  Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Chemical Education 

Research and coursework may also include an emphasis in:

  • chemical physics
  • materials science
  • optical sciences
  • polymer sciences
  • surface sciences
  • astrochemistry
  • biological chemistry and several other interdisciplinary fields.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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    80

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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General Requirements

  • Three letters of recommendation. One of the letters must come from your research advisor. These letters should be submitted by your referees using the online system.
  • Transcripts from all colleges and universities you have attended or are currently attending. Transcripts should be uploaded in your online application.
  • A brief Statement of Purpose, describing your past research experiences, goals, teaching experience and why you want to attend The University of Arizona.
  • GRE scores.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1729 USD/module
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  • National

    812 USD/module
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Living costs for Tucson

  • 830 - 1140 USD/month
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