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Entry requirements

To study a research/PhD degree in chemistry, you must have achieved, or expect to achieve, a first or upper second class (2:1) bachelor degree, or equivalent.

English language requirements

If English isn’t your first language, you’ll need to produce evidence of a language qualification before registration as a postgraduate student.

Our School of Chemistry will accept the following qualifications and scores:

  • IELTS - an overall band of 6.0 with no individual skill band below 5.5 in all components
  • iBT TOEFL - (Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language): a score of 87 overall with Listening 20; Reading 20; Speaking 22; Writing 21.


Other English Language qualifications may be acceptable, please contact us to find out more.