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Chemical Engineering PhD

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Study mode

Full time


3 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Chemical Engineering

Course type


Course Summary

The PhD in Chemical Engineering is a three to four-year research degree which may be undertaken in one of the Department's research themes, academic research groups and/or research centres and institutes.

The Department adopts an interdisciplinary approach to research, with interests ranging from fundamentals to practical applications. The research activities of the Department fall into at least one of the following nine research themes:

  • Biomedical engineering and industrial biotechnology
  • Energy and environmental engineering
  • Materials
  • Multiphase transport processes
  • Multi-scale computational chemical engineering
  • Multi-scale thermodynamics and molecular systems
  • Reaction engineering and applied catalysis
  • Separations
  • Soft matter engineering

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

Students should hold or achieve a Master's degree in addition to a Bachelor's degree at UK Upper Second Class Honours Level.