Condensed Matter Physics, Ph.D. | University of Oxford | Oxford, United Kingdom
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Condensed Matter Physics

36 months
Duration
31480 GBP/year
9500 GBP/year
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About

Research projects available for the DPhil in Condensed Matter Physics at University of Oxford include topics in biological physics, quantum materials and semiconductor materials, devices and nanostructures. 

Overview

The DPhil in Condensed Matter Physics (CMP) from University of Oxford is a research-based three- to four-year course. You will be supervised throughout the entire duration of the programme and join the research group of your supervisor. 

Features 

  • There will usually be opportunity to attend conferences or conduct experiments, both in the extensive research facilities of the Clarendon Laboratory and at other institutions inside or outside the UK. 
  • The course is hosted by the Condensed Matter Physics sub-department, one of six sub-departments of the Department of Physics, with most facilities and offices located in the Clarendon laboratory. 

Programme Structure

Curriculum:

  • You will be assigned to a research group: work on your original research project will start immediately and continue for the duration of your DPhil. 
  • During the first year, you will be required to attend lectures and courses to increase your basic and specialist physics knowledge and in preparation for the research you will carry out.  
  • This taught element is tailor-made for the individual student, and will be agreed between you and your supervisor, with the approval of the Director of Graduate Studies.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

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Other requirements

General requirements

As a minimum, applicants should hold or be predicted to achieve the following UK qualifications or their equivalent:

  • a first-class or strong upper second-class undergraduate degree with honours in physics or another relevant science. 
  • The equivalent of a UK four-year integrated MPhys or MSci degree is typically required. Bachelor's degrees with a minimum four years' standard duration may satisfy the entry requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31480 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31480 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9500 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Oxford

939 - 1530 GBP /month
Living costs

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Condensed Matter Physics.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
Oxford-James Martin Graduate Scholarship at Keble College
Merit-based

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University of Oxford
Oxford, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
17668 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
China Scholarship Council-University of Oxford Scholarships
Merit-based

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University of Oxford
Oxford, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
Oxford-Emmy Graduate Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of Oxford
Oxford, United Kingdom
Independent provider
Grant
19000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Scholarships for PhD Students
Merit-based

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Junhua Li
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Amberscholar Scholarship
Merit-based

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Amber Student
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
28 Feb 2025
Boustany Astronomy PhD Scholarship
Merit-based

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Boustany Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1652 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth Shared Scholarship – University Bids
Merit-based Need-based

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UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
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