Chemistry and chemical engineering research courses

Get involved in research that focuses on solving global grand challenges such as energy, water, environment, healthcare and food.


Sustainable novel catalysts for zero-emission combustion of hydrogen and ammonia

Funding information:

Full UK tuition fee waiver Stipend at UKRI rates (£18,622 for 2023-24)

China Scholarship Council-Surrey Awards

Funding information:

Successful candidates will receive full cover of their tuition fee for overseas students for a duration of up to 48 months. Successful candidates will also receive a stipend as prescribed by the Chinese government, and international round trip air fare between China and the UK.

Novel methods for recycling: synthesis of degradable polymers and degradable pressure-sensitive adhesives

Funding information:

The funding offer includes 3.5 years of stipend (currently £18,622 per year) and tuition fees (at UK/home level) as well as travel allowance to attend (international) conferences. International applicants are welcome to apply but must identify a source to cover the difference between international and home tuition fees.

Expert support

The Doctoral College supports the academic and professional development of postgraduate researchers to ensure our world-leading research continues to grow. There is also an extensive Researcher Development Programme run at university level.

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