How to apply

Our fully-funded studentships are four years in duration and cover fees and living expenses. We also offer places to self-funded students.

We are seeking applications from students covering the whole breadth of the Synthetic Chemistry discipline and welcome applications from UK, EU and international students.

Application guide

  1. Read the Chemical Synthesis programme entry for more information, including entry requirements.
  2. See the Programme details for information on how the course works, including assessment details.
  3. Read or watch our guidance for online applications.
  4. Create an account.
  5. Login to start your application.

Once your application has been submitted, you should receive an automated email with further information. Please contact us if this is not the case.

Fees and funding

In accordance with EPSRC regulations, UK and EU students are eligible for fully-funded studentships for the 4-year duration of the programme to cover fees and living expenses (approximately £14k per year).

We welcome applications from international students, but unfortunately cannot offer funded places. Information on sources of financial help is available.

I was unsure of the type of synthetic chemistry PhD project I wanted to carry out. I liked the idea of being able to try three different lab environments before choosing.

Jessica Hall (2014 Cohort)
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