Research course


University of Bath · Faculty of Science

Entry requirements

First or upper second class honours degree or equivalent in an appropriate subject.

Two references are also required.

Months of entry

January, April, October

Course content

We have a thriving research programme, with 28 academic staff and over 80 postdoctoral researchers, PhD students and research visitors, drawn from the UK and overseas. Our research has a high international profile, in keeping with the University's position as a leading research institution in the United Kingdom.

The Department houses world-leading equipment for:

  • Fabricating and characterising photonic crystal optical fibres.
  • A Nanofabrication Facility for the production of nanoscale electronic and optical devices.
  • State-of-the-art UHV scanning probe microscopes in the Graphene Centre.

We also have dedicated research officers managing our Material and Chemical Characterisation Facility (MC²).

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    24-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    36-72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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