In order to maintain our position as one of the major centres for engineering research in Europe, we seek to recruit excellent research students to assist us in building our world-leading portfolio.
Many of the research projects in the Chemical Engineering programme form the University of Birmingham involve collaboration with industrial and government organisations and the quality of our research is reflected by our rating in the Research Excellence Framework (REF). In the most recent assessment, 87% of the research in the School was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent. It was also ranked joint fourth overall in the UK for its research prowess and first nationally for research impact.
University Careers Network
Preparation for your career should be one of the first things you think about as you start university. Whether you have a clear idea of where your future aspirations lie or want to consider the broad range of opportunities available once you have a Birmingham degree, our Careers Network can help you achieve your goal.
The unique careers guidance service is tailored to your academic subject area, offering a specialised team (in each of the five academic colleges) who can give you expert advice. The team source exclusive work experience opportunities to help you stand out amongst the competition, with mentoring, global internships and placements available to you. Once you have a career in your sights, one-to-one support with CVs and job applications will help give you the edge.
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
Programme StructureResearch Themes
- Formulation Engineering
- Healthcare Technologies
- 12 months
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
Research degrees can start at any time by agreement with the supervisor
DisciplinesChemical Engineering Chemistry Biochemistry View 76 other Masters in Chemical Engineering in United Kingdom
- The normal entry qualification for PhD study is either a 2:1 Honours degree in a relevant subject (eg, Chemical/Biochemical Engineering or any Physical Sciences subject) or a first degree of a lower classification, along with an MSc or evidence of substantial relevant industrial experience. Learn more about entry requirements.
International23580 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23580 GBP per year during 12 months.
National4500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 12 months.
- £4,500 UK students, full-time
- £2,250 UK students, part-time
- £23,580 International students, full-time
Living costs for Birmingham
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
A Postgraduate Doctoral Loan can help with course fees and living costs while you study a postgraduate doctoral course, such as a PhD.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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Check the official programme website for potential updates.