In the Department of Chemistry we offer a range of programmes that can be taken full or part time. Research projects can be carried out in virtually any area of chemistry as long as a suitable project and supervisor can be allocated, meaning you can specialise in your own specific area of interest. You will work under the guidance of an academic supervisor who is expert in that particular field, and alongside other members of the research group including academics, post-doctoral researchers as well as fellow postgraduate students. Find out more about the benefits of studying for a postgraduate research degree in Chemistry at York.
As a research student in the Department of Chemistry, you can expect:
There are three different research qualifications that you can work towards on a full or part time basis. Transfer between programmes is possible subect to satisfactory performance and sufficient availablility of funding.
|Degree||Full-time||Part-time||Writing up period||Maximum length of thesis||Assessment||Funding|
|MSc by Research||1 yr||2 yrs||3 months||
25, 000 words
|MPhil||2 yrs||4 yrs||12 months||60, 000 words||Thesis and oral examination||Self-funded|
|PhD||3/4 yrs||6 yrs||12 months||100, 000 words||Thesis and oral examination||
Self-funded or studentship