How to apply

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Join us on Wednesday 13th March at 10:00 am (UK time) for a virtual open day where you will find out all about the TECS PhD programme, meet some current students and be able to ask any questions you may have. Register here!


Applications for September 2024 Cohort

If you are interested in applying for the Technology Enhanced Chemical Synthesis CDT programme 2024 cohort, please send an expression of interest email to us at

We will get back to you with more information on the programme and application process this year.



We are seeking applications from students covering the whole breadth of Synthetic Chemistry and welcome applications from all backgrounds, particularly encouraging those from ethnic minorities and under-represented sections of society to apply.

Application Guide:

  1. Read our graduate prospectus entry (including the Admissions statement) for general  information on the PhD programme.
  2. See the programme details for specific information on the course, including assessment details.
  3. Read or watch our guidance for online applications.
  4. Start your application (type "Technology Enhanced Chemical Synthesis" in the look up box).

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

Please note, you are not required to submit a research statement or contact a potential supervisor prior to making your application.

Fees and funding

In accordance with UKRI, UK and international students (EU/EEA, Swiss nationals and overseas) are eligible for fully-funded studentships for the 4-year duration of the programme to cover stipend and fees.

Please read our Admissions statement to make sure you meet the criteria before applying.

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