Newcastle University

Newcastle University


The School of Chemistry is 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 2.2 BSc Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a related subject. PhD - A 2.1 MChem, or international equivalent, in chemistry or a related subject. We will also consider applicants on an individual basis with BSc qualifications if they have additional relevant experience. Applicants whose 1st language is not English will need IELTS 6.0, or equivalent. International applicants may need an ATAS (Academic Technology Approval Scheme) clearance certificate. This will need to be obtained before the applicant can get a visa or study on this programme. The ATAS requirement will be in the offer letter.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 36 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 72 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

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

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Key information

Admissions Tutor, School of Chemistry
Telephone number: 
0191 208 7069