Entry requirements

Candidates require a 2:1 or higher degree in a relevant area.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

We provide an academically stimulating and supportive environment for our community of approximately 30 postgraduates, 16 full-time academic staff, seven support staff, and several visiting and part-time academic staff. Our research is focused on condensed matter and quantum physics.

Our research strengths are in the areas of condensed matter and materials, with a good balance between theory and experiment. Our research has a flexible network structure with four main areas, each with a wide range of national and international collaborations. The quality of our researchers is recognised internationally and we publish in highly ranked physics journals.

Department specialisms

Novel Materials, Quantum and Nano-engineering and Design, High Frequency Solid State Physics and Engineering, Physics of Complexity.

Information for international students

Please see the English language requirements.

Fees and funding

Please see the funding page for more details.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months
part time
60 months


full time
24 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Research Office
+44 (0)1509 223301