Research course

Physics and Astronomy

Institution
University of Southampton · School of Physics and Astronomy
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

A UK bachelor’s degree with upper second-class honours or higher or a Master of Science in physics or a Master of Physics. See equivalent international qualifications. English language: band 1b, IELTS 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

Months of entry

September

Course content

As a member of one of our friendly, vibrant research groups, people will always be interested to hear your ideas and help and encourage you. You will attend postgraduate lectures, classes and research seminars, and there will be opportunities to attend short courses or summer schools, such as Institute of Physics workshops and Nato Advanced Study Institutes. You will also benefit from state-of-the-art facilities. We have advanced nanofabrication suites, and are one of the top supercomputing sites in the UK. We expect students to present their results at national and international conferences, and we will encourage you to write up your results for publication in scientific journals.

Research groups:

Astronomy

Quantum, Light and Matter

Space Environment Physics

The Southampton Theory, Astronomy and Gravitation Institute

Southampton High-Energy Physics

Information for international students

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/international.page

Fees and funding

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/fees-funding/pg-fees-funding.page

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36-48 months

Course contact details

Name
Physical Sciences and Engineering
Email
fpse-phdapply@soton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 8059 2882