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Doctoral Programme in Theoretical Chemistry and Computational Modelling

To access the Doctoral Programme it will be necessary to own a Spanish  official qualification of Degree or an equivalent and a University Master’s Degree.
We recommend that the students who enter to the doctoral studies should have completed an Undergraduate Degree in Chemistry, Physics, Material Sciences or fields related and they should completed at least 60 ECTS in the Master’s Degree in “Theoretical Chemistry and Computational Modelling”, or Master’s degrees in the fields of Chemistry, Physics, Material Sciences with an important theoretical content and research-based approach.

Likewise, access is permitted to applicants under the following circumstances:
- To hold a Spanish university qualification or from other country of the European Higher Education Area, which gives access to the Master’s Degree, according to the provisions of the article 16 of the Royal Decree 1393/2007, 29 October, and they should have passed at least 300 credits of their official university studies, from which at least 60 have to be of Master’s studies.
- To hold an Undergraduate Degree whose duration, according to the rules of Community Law, is at least of 300 ECTS credits. These graduates should take compulsorily the bridging courses, unless the curriculum of the corresponding degree includes training credits in research, equivalent to the research credits of the Master’s degree studies.
To hold a degree obtained according to foreign educational systems, without the need of its accreditation, after verification by the university that it certifies a level of training equivalent to the official Spanish qualification of the Master’s Degree and which confers in the issuance country of the degree the access to doctoral studies. This admission does not imply, in any case, the accreditation of the previous degree or its recognition for other purposes different to the access to Doctoral Studies.
Holding the Diploma d'Estudis Avançats (DEA-a tertiary education degree)- obtained according to the Royal Decree 778/98– or the Research Proficiency- according to the regulations of the Royal Decree 185/85
- To hold other Spanish Doctoral qualification obtained according to previous university regulations.

The two Master’s Degree indicated (“Theoretical Chemistry and Computing Modelling” and “Theoretical and Computing Chemistry) are the common path for the students of this doctoral programme and it guarantees that they have the previous knowledge necessary for entering to the doctoral studies. However, they are not the exclusive path for accessing, other research master’s degree taught by the participating universities are also specially considered. Students who have entered through other Master’s degree may be required to take part of the subjects of these Master’s Degrees as bridging courses.

The processes relating to the development and presentation and the defence of the doctoral theses are regulated by the Doctoral Studies Regulations of the UV.