Ph.D. Program

Requirements for the Ph.D. Degree in Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry will accept candidates having a B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Chemistry with a minimum average grade of 85% for the Ph.D. degree. The degree requirements are divided into two parts:

 

Research

          Each student is required to engage in an original research project under the supervision of a faculty advisor and present the results in the form of a thesis at its conclusion.

 

The branches of chemistry offered in the department include: physical, theoretical, computational, inorganic, organic, physical-organic, physical-inorganic, bio-organic,  bio-inorganic, medicinal,  materials and nano chemistry.

 

Coursework

          Each Ph.D. student is required to complete 8-10 hours of courses as well as actively participate in the graduate seminar in his field of specialization throughout his period of study.