Graduate Study in Chemistry
This part of the Chemistry web site provides comprehensive and up-to-date information for current and future graduate students. Students can make direct contact with the School via the Director of Graduate Studies. The School of Chemistry at UNSW has about eighty graduate students from Australia and many other countries.
The School welcomes applications for entry into Honours and the Grad.Cert. from students who have completed or are completing 3-year degrees at other institutions. Honours Program details are available in the undergraduate study section of this site. See below for details of the profession-orientated Graduate Certificate.
The School of Chemistry at UNSW is widely regarded as one of the best centres for chemical research and training in Australia. Its graduate programs lead to respected qualifications and provide the opportunity to work and learn alongside researchers and educators of high standing. In addition to modern spectroscopic and analytical equipment the School has full access to the University's modern research infrastructure.
Research and Coursework Graduate programs are offered by the School:
Find out how to apply for admission, contact supervisors and choose a research topic. Staff research interests and availability of projects may be found in the Research section of this website or in the School of Chemistry Research Book (PDF format, 2 MB). Information about graduate study in the School is also available from the School of Chemistry Graduate Booklet (PDF, 450 kB).
A wide range of Scholarships is available to local and international students. Scholarships are offered under the APA, APA(I), ARC, IPRS and AusAID schemes. In addition to these the School offers living allowances and teaching scholarships. Descriptions of these schemes, eligibility and application procedures are provided in these pages.
Future Students and Recent Arrivals
For students new to Sydney, there is information about the UNSW campus and the city of Sydney elsewhere on the School web site, and information from the UNSW housing service about accommodation options . The UNSW International web site has information about the cost of living in Sydney.
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