Newcastle University

Newcastle University


This programme offers a vibrant centre of research in chemistry. We have an international reputation in a wide range of fields from catalysis to anticancer drug design and molecular photonics to nanotechnology. Research in the School of Chemistry is organised into three groups: Synthesis, Structure and Spectroscopy; Nanoscience and Materials; Biological and Medicinal

Entry requirements

MPhil: A 2nd Class BSc Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a related subject. PhD: An upper 2nd class MChem, or international equivalent, in chemistry or a related subject. Applicants with BSc qualifications will be consider on an individual basis if they have additional relevant experience. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. International applicants may require an ATAS (Academic Technology Approval Scheme) clearance certificate prior to obtaining their visa and to study on this programme, applicants will be informed of this in the offer letter.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time - 12 months
MPhil Part-time - 24 months
PhD Full-time - 36 months
PhD Part-time - 72 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

School of Chemistry
Telephone number: 
0191 208 7069