Chemistry Postgraduate Taught and Research Courses – funding options available

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Why Swansea University?

97.9% world-leading and internationally excellent research publications – Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021

Swansea is a hub of vibrant activity in the field of Chemistry, encompassing a diverse spectrum of disciplines. At the forefront of high-impact research are our world-class centres, each contributing significantly to advancing scientific knowledge. The distinguished research facilities include The Centre for NanoHealth, where ground-breaking work in nanotechnology and health converges, The Institute of Mass Spectrometry, pioneering advancements in analytical chemistry, The Institute of Life Sciences, facilitating interdisciplinary research in the life Sciences, The Energy Safety Research Institute, dedicated to enhancing energy safety and sustainability, the Multidisciplinary Nanotechnology Centre, exploring innovations in nanotechnology, The Centre for Water Advanced Technologies and Environmental Research, addressing challenges in water technologies and environmental research, and The Materials Research Centre, a focal point for cutting-edge materials science investigations. Together, these centres create a dynamic environment that propels Chemistry at Swansea to the forefront of scientific discovery and innovation

Exceptional Facilities

We have state-of-the-art facilities including a purpose-built Chemistry Hub containing modern teaching laboratories, research space and access to a diverse line of research infrastructures. You can also benefit from hands-on lab experience in our £22 million Nanotechnology Centre and our new £30 million Centre for Integrative Semiconductor Materials.

Links With Industry

You will be exposed to cutting-edge technologies and interact with experts from industry, developing a broad skillset and a network of contacts which will enhance your opportunities for employment, such as in the semiconductor industry which is rapidly expanding.

Find Your Perfect Course

Funding – Scholarships & Bursaries

We understand that the cost of your studies is one of the most important factors when deciding on a postgraduate degree. That’s why we offered over £12 million in postgraduate scholarships last year. Find out what funding opportunities may be available to you.


We host a number of in-person and virtual events throughout the year, from Open Days to webinars and more. Find out what events are coming soon and book your place.

Your Postgraduate Community

Chemistry at Swansea offers a wealth of opportunities. Our diverse community of postgraduate students and research staff, coupled with expertise across various domains and a commitment to championing equality, diversity, and inclusivity, fosters a dynamic and inspiring environment for your studies.

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Who is eligible to apply?

UK, EU and International Students.

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