The School of Physics has a world-class reputation for cohort-based research training and has over the past ten years received UK national funding for Centres of Doctoral Training in Functional Nanomaterials, Condensed Matter Physics, Quantum Engineering, Particle Physics, Artificial Intelligence Machine Learning, and Advanced Computing. The Physics programme is offered by the University of Bristol .
The Physics Graduate School community comprises more than 200 students from a diverse global background, and with a very good gender balance. We have very strong interactions with industry, and are very well connected to the unique Bristol start-up and SME community, including joint training activities.
A PhD in Physics is an essential qualification for a career as a research physicist, whether in industry, academia or elsewhere. It is valued by employers looking for initiative, numeracy and an ability to plan strategically. Our graduates have the potential to work in a variety of fields, from finance to high-technology start-ups.
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Areas of research included:
- Materials and Devices
- Quantum and Soft Matter
- Quantum Engineering Technologies
- Particle Physics
- Theoretical Physics
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- 36 months
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- StartingApply anytime.
DisciplinesPhysics Natural Sciences Molecular Sciences View 22 other PhDs in Molecular Sciences in United Kingdom
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- A first degree in physics or a related subject, normally at a level equivalent to at least UK upper second-class honours, or a relevant postgraduate master's qualification.
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International24600 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 24600 GBP per year during 36 months.
National4565 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4565 GBP per year during 36 months.
- UK: part-time £2,283
Living costs for Bristol
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.