Research course

Physics - Research

Institution
University of Strathclyde · Department of Physics
Qualifications
MPhilPhDEngD

Entry requirements

You'll need one of the following:

  • a Masters or an Integrated Masters Degree in physics
  • a first or 2:1 UK Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, from a recognised educational establishment in physics

You will also need an IELTS score of 6.5 as proof of English proficiency, if English isn't your first language.

Months of entry

September

Course content

In the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014), our Department of Physics is rated the number one department in the UK. That's ahead of Oxford, Cambridge and Imperial College.

You can study an MPhil or an MRes over the course of one year or a PhD over the course of three to four years.

You also have the option of an EngD over four or five years, depending on your research area.

MPhil, MRes & PhD

You can study either option in any of our four research groups:

EngD

Our EngD degree is specific to:

  • Photonics
  • Applied Photonics
  • Optics & Photonics Technologies

For more information please see the course page.

Information for international students

You will need an IELTS score of 6.5 as proof of English proficiency, if English isn't your first language.

Fees and funding

Please see the website and the scholarship search.

Qualification and course duration

MPhil

full time
12 months

PhD

full time
36 months

EngD

full time
36 months

Course contact details

Phone
0141 548 3362