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Chemistry - PhD

UK

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What will I learn?

Research degrees may be undertaken in the three main areas of research interest in the Laboratory. The growing number of academic staff are supported in their research by the technical staff and post-doctoral research fellows.

We make every attempt to allocate you to a supervisor directly in your field of interest, consistent with available funding and staff loading. When you apply, please give specific indications of your research interest - including, where appropriate, the member(s) of staff you wish to work with - and whether you are applying for a studentship or propose to be self-funded.

About The School of Physical Sciences

The School offers postgraduate students the opportunity to participate in ground-breaking science in the realms of physics, chemistry, forensics and astronomy. With strong international reputations, our staff provide plausible ideas, well-designed projects, research training and enthusiasm within a stimulating environment. Recent investment in modern laboratory equipment and computational facilities accelerates the research.

Careers

All programmes in the School of Physical Sciences equip you with the tools you need to conduct research, solve problems, communicate effectively and transfer skills to the workplace, which means our graduates are always in high demand. Our links with industry not only provide you with the opportunity to gain work experience during your degree, but also equip you with the general and specialist skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the workplace.

Typical employment destinations for graduates from the physics programmes include power companies, aerospace, defence, optoelectronics and medical industries. Typical employment destinations for graduates from our forensic science and chemistry programmes include government agencies, consultancies, emergency services, laboratories, research or academia.

Which department am I in?

School of Physical Sciences

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
£21,200.00 (US$ 26,081) per year
The 2023/24 annual tuition fees for this course are: £21,900. For students continuing on this programme fees will increase year on year by no more than RPI + 3% in each academic year of study except where regulated.

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

16 January 2023, 8 May 2023, 25 September 2023

Venue

Canterbury Campus

University of Kent,

Canterbury,

Kent,

CT2 7NZ, England

Entry requirements

For international students

Students need to have a first or second class honours degree in Physics or Chemistry. We will also consider applicants with degrees in computer science, electronics, biochemistry or other closely related disciplines. All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Kent

Alongside outstanding tuition from expert faculty, the University of Kent offers excellent career skills training and support to graduates.

  • Top-ranked UK university with modern facilities
  • Vibrant, diverse student body from 150+ countries
  • Key focus on employability and career skills
  • Excellent support facilities and safety measures

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