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There are a number of opportunities to come to Cambridge for chemical research training, in addition to those offered directly by the Department of Chemistry. These are typically Doctoral Training Programmes. These can offer fully-funded studentships to eligible applicants. These programmes offer research training where chemistry is an underpinning science, in more applied environments. They have their own deadlines, application guidelines and contacts. The Department of Chemistry is directly involved with the following MPhil and PhD programmes across the university.

Read more at: Micro & Nanotechnology Enterprise MPhil

Micro & Nanotechnology Enterprise MPhil

A 10-month MPhil combining science and a global perspective on the business of exploiting micro- and nanotechnology. Hosted by the Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy with modules at the Judge Business School.

Read more at: Scientific Computing MPhil

Scientific Computing MPhil

MPhil focused on high-performance scientific computing and advanced numerical methods and techniques.  Ideal training for rigorous research and analytical skills for graduates wishing to enter doctoral research, industry, the professions, and public service.  

Read more at: Nano Science & Technology PhD

Nano Science & Technology PhD

This PhD programme welcomes applicants from across Physical Sciences including Chemistry, Physics, Materials and Engineering.  It involves courses, practicals and projects in Y1 before moving into interdisciplinary PhD research for Y2 - 4 in a Nano group within Physics, Chemistry, Engineering, Materials or another department.  A significant element will be ETECH Projects provided through the Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning at the Judge Business School.  

Read more at: Graphene Technology PhD

Graphene Technology PhD

This EPSRC DTC trains scientists to become the next generation of world-class high-tech entrepreneurs, technology leaders and graphene specialists.

Read more at: Sensor Technologies PhD

Sensor Technologies PhD

Sensors impact on everyone’s life yet we hardly notice the sophisticated science underpinning their operation. In addition to research training, this programme develops leadership and technology innovation skills.

Read more at: Cambridge Earth System Science PhD

Cambridge Earth System Science PhD

Embedded across the University and the British Antarctic Survey, research of global significance across the physical, chemical and biological sciences provides training for next generation climate research leaders.

Read more at: BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership PhD

BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership PhD

This extensive PhD programme covers many biological themes offering research training in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy, Bioscience for Health, Agriculture and Food Security and Bioscience.

Read more at: Computational Methods for Materials Science PhD

Computational Methods for Materials Science PhD

PhD research focussing on underlying computational and mathematical techniques to create innovative new software tools for materials modelling in industrial and academic research.

Read more at: SynTech CDT

SynTech CDT

The EPSRC Centre of Doctoral Training in Automated Chemical Synthesis Enabled by Digital Molecular Technologies (SynTech) is a cohort-based program that provides training through research to produce scientists who are equipped to tackle the next generation of molecule-making problems.