Entry requirements

First or upper second class honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject. Two references are also required.

Months of entry

January, October, April

Course content

Studying Physics at Bath will not only teach you about the structure of physical law, but it will allow you to take part in its discovery.

Our research covers a wide spectrum of activities, from fundamental physics to technological applications. Our activities are organised into four Research Groups and University Research Centres:

· Astrophysics

· Centre for Photonics and Photonic Materials

· Nanoscience Group

· Condensed Matter Theory Group

· Centre for Space, Atmospheric and Oceanic Science

Postgraduate students are offered a variety of practical training courses and are encouraged to attend international scientific meetings.

For further information on the programme, along with guidance on how to apply, please visit the programme webpage at:

http://www.bath.ac.uk/science/graduate-school/research-programmes/phd-physics/

Department specialisms

Photonics and photonic materials; nanoscience; condensed matter theory; medical physics; and space, atmospheric and oceanic science.

Information for international students

Language requirement: IELTS 6.5 (at least 6.0 in each of the four components) or equivalent.  Applicants narrowly missing this requirement may be eligible for a pre-sessional English course or a combined offer (to include a pre-sessional English course and master’s degree).  To find out more please visit: http://www.bath.ac.uk/asc/for-future-students/index.html

Fees and funding

UK students
For the most up-to-date information about fees check the relevant fee schedule on our Study page: http://www.bath.ac.uk/study/pg/fees/
International students
For the most up-to-date information about fees check the relevant fee schedule on our Study page: http://www.bath.ac.uk/study/pg/fees/

Each year we have a range of scholarships available for both home and international students undertaking postgraduate study with the Faculty of Science. Details can be found at:

http://www.bath.ac.uk/science/graduate-school/research-programmes/funding/

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
24-48 months
part time
36-72 months

Course contact details

Name
Faculty of Science Graduate School
Email
fsci-pgadmissions@bath.ac.uk
Phone
01225 383410