Chemical Engineering PhD

From authoring definitive text books on chemical engineering to finding solutions to the world's water shortages, Swansea University has a proud tradition delivering pioneering innovative process engineering solutions.

Our wide range of research in chemical engineering includes:

  • Advanced Oxidation Processes (AOPs)
  • Biochemical engineering
  • Biomanufacturing
  • Bioengineering, biomedical engineering
  • Carbon nanotechnology
  • Cell and tissue engineering
  • Colloid science and engineering
  • Desalination
  • Emerging Contaminants in Water
  • Engineering applications of nanotechnology
  • Gas/liquid reactors
  • Membrane separation
  • Pharmaceutical engineering
  • Polymer engineering
  • Rheology
  • Separation processes
  • Transport processes
  • Water and wastewater engineering

The PhD or MPhil Chemical Engineering at Swansea University provides an opportunity to work with a member of academic staff in one of the above, or related, area of research.

As we have a wide range of research in chemical engineering, Swansea University provides an excellent base for your research as a PhD or MPhil student in Chemical Engineering.

PhD, MPhil Award
October, January, April, July Start
Full-time, Part-time Study Mode
2 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

Ph.D./M.Phil - Applicants for Ph.D./MPhil study must normally hold an undergraduate degree at 2.1 level (or Non-UK equivalent as defined by Swansea University).

English Language - IELTS 6.5 Overall (with no individual component below 6.5) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

As well as academic qualifications, Admissions decisions may be based on other factors, including (but not limited to): the standard of the research synopsis/proposal, performance at interview, intensity of competition for limited places, and relevant professional experience.

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