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Ph.D. On Campus

Physics

University of Bristol

36 months
Duration
23900 GBP/year
4475 GBP/year
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About

The Physics programme offered by the University of Bristol lies at the heart of scientific discovery.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The Physics  programme offered by the University of Bristol  has made major contributions to the field including the discovery of the pi meson (Nobel Prize in Physics, 1950) and fundamental advances in quantum mechanics. Researchers within the school explore physics at all scales, from the cosmological to the sub-nuclear, including strong activities in nanoscience and condensed matter physics. The graduate school is an integral part of the School of Physics and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of graduate training, both in academic skills and more generic transferable skills.

Prospective PhD and MSc by Research students are encouraged to contact potential supervisors before making an application. Applications that identify the research group of greatest interest from those listed below will also be accepted.

Careers

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. 

Programme Structure

Areas of research included:

  • Astrophysics
  • Materials and Devices
  • Quantum and Soft Matter
  • Quantum Engineering Technologies
  • Particle Physics
  • Theoretical Physics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We welcome applications at any time of year; early application is advised.

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23900 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4475 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4475 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • UK: part-time£2,238
  • Channel Islands/Isle of Man: full-time£9,475

Living costs for Bristol

750 - 1260 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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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