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Chemical Engineering

University of Birmingham

12 months
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23580 GBP/year
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About

The Chemical Engineering at University of Birmingham is one of the largest departments in the UK, we have a well-established tradition of wide-ranging experimental research. From fighting antimicrobial resistance with honey to creating healthier chocolate, our research captures some of the most pressing, yet relatable, issues today.

Overview

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.

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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.

Programme Structure

Research Themes
  • Formulation Engineering
We are developing solutions to problems facing industries in the food, pharmaceutical, biotechnological, fast moving consumer goods and speciality products.
  • Energy
Improving quality of life demands the supply of increasing amounts of energy and consumer chemicals, whilst at the same time global warming has become a major cause for concern. The Energy research theme addresses the challenges of introducing the hydrogen economy to replace the current reliance on carbon-based fuels.
  • Healthcare Technologies
Our experts are working together to advance new technologies and treatments that enable people to live longer, healthier and happier lives.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Research degrees can start at any time by agreement with the supervisor

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23580 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23580 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based 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

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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.

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