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PhD Program in Chemistry

 PhD Program in Chemistry

PhD program of the Chemistry Department requires a minimum of 21 credit-hours of at least 7 courses to be completed, PhD Qualifying Exam, and the PhD thesis.

A. Compulsory Courses

  1. CHEM600 Ph.D. Thesis
  2. CHEM699 Ph.D. Qualifying Exam
  3. CHEM507 Special Topics in Physical Chemistry (If not already taken in the MS program with ≥B grade)
  4. CHEM508 Special Topics in Organic Chemistry (If not already taken in the MS program with ≥B grade)
  5. CHEM545 Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry (If not already taken in the MS program with ≥B grade)

B. Selective Compulsory Courses 

  1. CHEM541 Special Topics in Electrochemistry (Compulsory for a Ph.D. student who will write her/his dissertation in organic field) (If not already taken in the MS program with ≥B grade)
  2. CHEM511 Principles of Polymer Science (Compulsory for a Ph.D. student who will write her/his dissertation in polymer field) (If not already taken in the MS program with ≥B grade)

C. In accordance with the obligation to complete the 7 postgraduate courses in Chemistry Ph.D. program, Chemistry Postgraduate courses must be selected from the following postgraduate courses:

  1. CHEMXXX Any Chemistry Postgraduate Course (either from the existed ones or from the ones to be opened in the future)
  2. MATHXXX Any Relevant Mathematics Postgraduate Course
  3. COMPXXX Any Relevant Computer Postgraduate Course
  4. PHYSXXX Any Relevant Physics Postgraduate Course
  5. PHARXXX Any Relevant Pharmacy Postgraduate Course
  6. Any Relevant Engineering Postgraduate Course
  7. GRAD501 Graduate Research Skills for Science & Engineering

During the application, applicants who want to join the ms program of chemistry department are encouraged to indicate the faculty member whose her/his RESEARCH SUBJECTS attract the attention of the applicant.

Also you can see the QUICK GUIDE for chemistry PhD program.

PHD QUALIFYING EXAM

PAPER-1 SYLLABUS