Research course

Physics

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in electrical or electronic engineering, computer engineering or a related subject such as mechanical engineering and physics. We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have non-standard qualifications and significant, relevant industry experience.

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

We offer postgraduate research degrees in Physics at the MPhil and PhD level in all of our major research areas such as Emerging Technology and Materials, Applied Mathematics, and Photoelectron Spectroscopy.

We supervise MPhil and PhD students whose interests match the expertise we have in our four main research themes.

We offer supervision in:

  • Condensed matter and nanoscale physics
  • Biophysics
  • Astrophysics
  • Ultrafast optics

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Department specialisms

Condensed matter and nanoscale physics; biophysics; astrophysics; ultrafast optics.

Information for international students

To study this course you need to meet our Band 2 English Language requirements: Direct Entry : IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

Fees and funding

See our programme fees and funding web page.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

MPhil

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Alton Horsfall, Postgraduate Admissions Officer, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Email
physics@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 5995