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Department of Chemistry


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Our popular Open Day for prospective postgraduate students took place 19th October 2018. The application deadline for those seeking funding from the department or University is 5 December.

The postgraduate admissions day is always a great way for potential MPhil and PhD students to attend admissions Q&As, inspiring research talks, tours of the labs and our facilities and poster sessions. But it's not too late to apply, even if you missed this event.  The application deadline for all those seeking funding from the department or the University is 5 December, with the first round Shortlist coming out on 10 November (so it's helpful to apply by this date).

About the University of Cambridge Department of Chemistry:

  • We are in the centre of the vibrant and charming city of Cambridge, one of the world's greatest intellectual communities.
  • We are consistently ranked as the top chemistry department in the UK and within the top five departments world-wide.
  • We admit around 80 postgraduate students each year. Most are PhD students; around 20 are MPhils.
  • All postgraduate students take our comprehensive Postgraduate Education programme.
  • See this short video about what we do here in the department and what you can gain by joining us for your postgraduate studies.
  • Find out more about the department here.

Important dates:

  • 10 November | First round Shortlist applications (please try to apply by this date)
  • 5 December¬†| Application deadline for all those seeking funding from the University or Department of Chemistry