The The University of Manchester has a strong presence in a number of Manchester-based centres for multidisciplinary research: the Photon Science Institute; the Manchester Centre for Non-Linear Dynamics; the Dalton Nuclear Institute; and the Mesoscience and Nanotechnology Centre. In addition, the Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire is a part of the School.
The Particle Physics research environment is well funded and world-class as demonstrated by our grade 5a RAE status.
Supervision is provided by academic staff, who are leaders in their fields, with independent pastoral back-up. Transferable skills training is available and there are some school teaching opportunities.
The Faculty of Science and Engineering is offering a number of scholarships to both UK and oversees students.
Strong research activity exists in a broad range of physics topics funded by the Research Councils including EPSRC, STFC, BBSRC, the EU and industry:
- All the research groups offer well-equipped laboratories and computing facilities and are involved in a wide range of collaborative projects with industry and other academic departments in the UK and overseas.
For more information please visit our research page.
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
DisciplinesPhysics General Engineering & Technology View 65 other PhDs in Physics in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Academic entry qualification overview
A minimum of a 2i class UK Masters honours degree or international equivalent is required. Or a first degree with an additional Masters degree or international equivalent.
- English language
- English language test validity
International25500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25500 GBP per year during 36 months.
Living costs for Manchester
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