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University of Greenwich: Science, MSc by Research

Institution University of Greenwich View institution profile
Department School of Science
Telephone 020 8331 9000
Study type Taught


Join world-leading research teams with a diverse range of expertise to study for a research degree in Science (MPhil/PhD) at the University of Greenwich.

We offer advanced research training opportunities across a broad range of areas, including chemistry, pharmacy, biomedical science, environmental science and sports science. Our research degree is designed by four departments: Medway School of Pharmacy, the Natural Resources Institute, Life and Sports Science, and Pharmaceutical, Chemical and Environmental Science. Research activities are supported by state-of-the-art laboratories and computer facilities.

You will initiate and interpret new knowledge, led by your understanding of a substantial body of knowledge in your academic discipline. Recent projects by our research students include solar energy conversion, fragment-based drug discovery, the treatment of contaminated soils by accelerated carbonation, and the integrated production of bio-diesel from rapeseed oil. Once you complete your training, you'll be ideally suited to work in academic or industrial research environments.

Before you apply for this course please contact Professor Debbie Bartlett directly to discuss research topics of interest. They will guide you through the application process and support you to find a Supervisor.

What you should know about this course

  • You can choose from a broad range of research areas.

  • Study at our Medway Campus in Kent and benefit from state-of-the-art scientific research facilities.

  • Research in the Faculty of Engineering and Science has received worldwide praise and recognition. Work alongside internationally-recognised faculty researchers.

MSc (Res)

University of Greenwich



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