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Full time | Loughborough University | 3 years | OCT-21

Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

OCT-21

Key information
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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Chemistry (General)

Course type

Research

Course Summary

The Department of Chemistry offers exciting and industry-relevant research opportunities across a range of areas including energy, molecular markers and detection; crime and security; chemical process technologies; and catalysis and functional molecules.

The Department of Chemistry is undergoing an exciting period of development. Our new STEMLab and newly refurbished research laboratories provide an outstanding environment to conduct scientific research.

Our strengths are in analytical science including: the study and detection of biomarkers; in energy research such as solar energy harvesting, hydrogen generation, functional energy materials/coatings, photochemistry, and batteries and supercapacitors; and in catalytic, synthetic and flow methods to prepare new molecules for health and materials applications.

As a research student in the Department of Chemistry you will join a team of around 45 staff members and approximately 50 research students plus post-doctoral researchers and fellows. You will be encouraged to participate in conferences and provided with opportunities to present your research work.

You will benefit from our state-of-the-art facilities, enhanced by the University's £17 million STEMLab and a £6 million investment in newly refurbished chemistry laboratories. Our research labs and study areas provide an excellent environment in which to pursue your research passions while the Department strives to create a stimulating and inclusive academic community.

Our staff are engaged in high-profile, high-impact research projects which continue to address real world problems in vital areas such as energy and the environment, defence and security, and health and medicine.

Much of the current research is supported by Research Councils, Government departments, charitable institutions and industrial companies.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

Tuition fees for UK students are set by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and we expect these to rise from the 2020/21 fee in line with inflation. The fees for 2021/22 are likely to be available in spring 2021 and will be confirmed on our website.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£24,100

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in chemistry or a closely related discipline.