PhD/MPhil Chemical Engineering / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
Doctor of Philosophy; Master of Philosophy
Duration
3-4 Years FT; MPhil 1 Year FT
Entry requirements
The standard academic entry requirement will normally be at least an Upper Second UK honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant science or engineering discipline or a first degree with an additional UK Masters degree (or international equivalent). The School may require a First Class honours degree or international equivalent for some research projects. This requirement would be specified at the discretion of the academic supervisor involved.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply online

Programme options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
PhD Y Y N N
MPhil Y Y N N

Programme description

The Department of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science is a world leader in industrially relevant research and teaching in chemical engineering and related subjects. 

We undertake leading-edge multidisciplinary, creative and relevant research on a wide range of topics. Focused on advancing the science and engineering of complex systems and addressing different scales and levels of complexity, the research in the School is carried out within four main research themes:

  • Energy
  • Health
  • Sustainability
  • Water

Our breadth of research expertise and highly advanced facilities make us an ideal choice whatever your doctoral interest.

Facilitating research across chemical engineering and bioscience, chemistry, mathematics and analytical and measurement science, means we can offer you the benefits of a large multidisciplinary institution at the same time as ensuring you are given personal support for your professional development.

Explore the range of research projects we offer, as well as the development and network opportunities you can expect as one of our postgraduates.

Open days

Our Open Days provide a great opportunity to take a look at the Department, discover more about our courses and research, and find out what Manchester has to offer you. See the University's open days pages to find out more .

International students - if you are based overseas and can't make our Open Days, please visit the international section  of our website to see if a member of our International Team will be visiting your country soon.

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2019, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • PhD (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): Band A £4,327; Band B £7,000; Band C £9,000; Band D £15,500
    International students (per annum): Band A £23,000; Band B £24,000; Band C £25,000; Band D £28,000
  • PhD (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): Band A £2,163; Band B £3,500; Band C £4,500; Band D £7,750
    International students (per annum): Band A £11,500; Band B £12,000; Band C £12,500; Band D £14,000

Contact details

Department
Department of Chemical Engineering & Analytical Science
Contact name
Mrs Alison Cheslett
Telephone
+44 (0)161 306 4837
Email
Website
https://www.manchester.ac.uk/ceas
School/Faculty

The School of Engineering creates a world of possibilities for students pursuing skills and understanding. Through dynamic research and teaching we develop engineering solutions that make a difference to society in an ethical and sustainable way.  Science-based engineering is at the heart of what we do, and through collaboration we support the engineers and scientists of tomorrow to become technically strong, analytically innovative and creative. Find out more about Science and Engineering at Manchester .

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