We offer a variety of exciting and diverse research opportunities, including a range of institutional projects as well as collaborative studentships from two EPSRC Centres for Doctoral Training in Applied Photonics and Condensed Matter.
For students with limited research background in photonics we offer an MSc in Photonics and Optoelectronic Devices, in collaboration with the University of St Andrews.
The Institute of Photonics and Quantum Sciences at Heriot-Watt University builds on more than 40 years of Heriot-Watt’s world-leading research in photonics and brings together research strengths from lasers and optical sensing approaches to future manufacturing methods and the fundamentals of quantum information.
- Ultrafast Laser Science and Technology
- Condensed Matter (including EPSRC CDT PhD positions)
- Quantum Technology
- Applied Optics and Laser Systems
- Micro- and Nanophotonic Devices
- Applied Photonics (including EPSRC CDT EngD positions)
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesPhysics Natural Sciences Molecular Sciences View 31 other PhDs in Natural Sciences in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
International19560 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19560 GBP per year
EU/EEA4380 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4380 GBP per year
Living costs for Edinburgh
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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