School of Chemistry


Postgraduate Study

Learn latest theory and be at the cutting edge of scientific discoveries with research-active staff.

Postgraduate Chemistry student conducting an experiment.

Our staff are currently conducting research into some of the most cutting-edge areas of contemporary science, making a real difference to our understanding of chemistry.

Research topics include:

  • anticancer drug discovery
  • application of biomimetic approaches to the synthesis of natural products and new materials
  • the design and synthesis of low-dimensional systems (eg films, wires and particles)
  • fundamental studies of nanomaterials and their chemical and physical properties
  • energy processes and electrochemistry
  • structure and spectroscopy of molecular systems

Our postgraduate students play a central role in this intellectual community, are vital to the continued vibrancy of the School.

Find out more

Find out more about the research taking place at the School.

Find out about our taught courses and research degrees

See what funding is available, and what careers you could enter after you graduate.