The MSc and PhD degree programmes are at the heart of the department’s research activities. Students enrolled for these advanced research degrees are required to complete an original research project and thesis in any one of the research groups of the Department of Chemistry and Polymer Science. For more information on the research focuses of the department, see the Faculties & Research page.

The following degrees are offered:

  • MSc in Chemistry
  • MSc in Polymer Science
  • PhD in Chemistry
  • PhD in Polymer Science

Admission requirements

  • For MSc degrees, an applicable HonsBSc degree or other qualification approved by the Senate.
  • For PhD degrees, an applicable MSc degree or other qualification approved by the Senate.

Application procedure

Prospective students are encouraged to contact group leaders directly to enquire about the availability of positions. Most groups also offer funding in the form of bursaries and/or stipends towards living costs.