Department of Chemistry

Postgraduate Research in Chemistry



FRIDAY 24 OCTOBER 2014 10.30AM - 4.30PM

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Cambridge will be holding its annual Graduate Admissions Open Day on Friday 24 October 2014 from 10.30am - 4.30pm.  We welcome all potential graduate students interested in coming to (or remaining in) Cambridge to study for an MPhil or PhD in Chemistry.

The day will include a wide selection of talks from all areas of research going on in the department both from senior graduate students as well as supervisors.  There will be plenty of opportunities to take tours around the labs and facilities, engage in the poster sessions, listen to lectures, have lunch with us, talk to current graduate students and meet potential supervisors.

If you would ike to attend this event, please could you register your interest by completing the online Registration Form.  We will then contact you to confirm your attendance and circulate the Open Day programme of events as soon as it is available.

The Chemistry Department at Cambridge is one of the world's leading chemistry departments.

We attract top-rate postgraduate students from across the UK, Europe and Overseas.

It is possible to study for:

  • a PhD either full-time (3 years) or part-time (5 years)
  • a research-only MPhil (1 year, full-time)
  • Please note:  The application deadline for the MPhil in Chemistry course commencing Michaelmas 2015 is 31 December 2014.  The Department will not consider applications for this course submitted after this date.  
  • an interdisciplinary taught MPhil in Micro- and Nanotechnology Enterprise

You may also wish to look at:

BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) in Biosciences (closing date for this programme is 3 December 2013)

Cambridge Earth System Science DTP

Cambridge PhD Training Programme in Chemical Biology and Molecular Medicine

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Computational Methods for Materials Science

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Graphene Technology

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sensor Technologies and Applications (closing date for this programme is 30 June 2014)

Nano Science Technology Doctoral Training Centre Cambridge (NanoDTC)

If you are wondering whether to apply, please browse through these pages to see some of the attractions of doing research in Cambridge.

If you know you want to apply, click on how to apply in the menu on the left.

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Did you know?The first professor of chemistry at Cambridge, John Vigani, was appointed in 1702 and the chair has been continuously occupied for over 300 years. We celebrated its tercentenary in 2002.