University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool


Recent research has included: Synthesis and applications of metal (IV) phosphates, phosphonates and their analogues in oxidation reactions using hydrogen peroxide; the self-assembly of nanostructured gold dithiol systems; the synthesis of nucleotide analogues using the Michaelis-Arbuzov reaction; pulsed reaction studies of simple reactions on alumina supported rhodium; inhibitors of alpha-methylacyl-CoAracemase; new robust and chiralmolecular frameworks.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree in chemistry or a closely-related discipline. All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language, qualifications accepted include GCSE English; A-level English language; IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component). TOEFL iBT 88 or above with minimum scores in components as follows: listening and writing 21, reading 22, speaking 23.

Sponsorship information

Research Council grants, industrial sponsorships and other awards; some are only available to UK students and all require a minimum level of qualifications; students should however be aware of the UK government's Overseas Research Students awards scheme.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 3 years
PhD Part-time - 6 years
MPhil Full-time - 2 years
MPhil Part-time - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Liverpool L3 5PS North West

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