Research course


University of Warwick · Department of Physics
PhDMSc by research

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally possess a first class degree of at least second class honours degree standard or the equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

Long established international reputation for research activities in the fields of Solid-State Physics, Space, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Particle Physics, Materials Physics and Medical Physics. There is a wide-ranging but integrated programme of research, both theoretical and experimental, which is strongly funded, both by Research Councils and industry.

Department specialisms

Experimental Solid State Physics; Structural and Materials Physics; Semiconductor Layer Structures; Surface Science; Medical Physics; Particle Phsyics; Theoretical Physics; Space, Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Information for international students

English Language Qualifications are required for most overseas students: IELTS - 7.0 TOEFL - 620 (paper based) or 260 (computer based) WELT score of BBB

Fees and funding

EPSRC, PPARC, Warwick Postgraduate Research Fellowships, Overseas Research Scholarship.

Qualification and course duration


part time
60 months
full time
36 months

MSc by research

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr P A Thomas
024 7652 3353
024 7669 2016