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PhD/MPhil in Physics

Areas for PhD supervision include:

Condensed Matter Physics including: Surface and Interface Science; Thin Films; Semiconductors; Analytical Science; Microscopy; Nanoscience; Two Dimensional Materials; Medical Physics; Bio-Physics; Superconductivity and Magnetism; Ferroelectrics and Crystallography; Multi-Ferroics; Ultrasonics; Magnetic X-Ray Scattering; Magnetic Resonance; Solid State NMR; EPR; Diamond; Quantum Phenomena.

Theoretical Physics including: Quantum Information Theory; Disordered Quantum Systems; Electronic Structure Theory; Molecular Simulation; High-performance Computing; Complexity Science; Soft Matter.

Elementary Particle Physics including: ATLAS; Detector Development; LHCb and other B Physics; Neutrino Physics; T2K.

Astronomy and Astrophysics including: Binary Star Evolution; Extra-Solar Planets; Gamma- Ray Bursts; High-speed Astrophysics; 3D radiation-hydrodynamical simulations.

Fusion, Space and Astrophysics including: Magnetic and Inertial Fusion Power; Space Physics; Solar Physics; Magnetohydrodynamic Wave Dynamics

Essential Information


Full time: 3-4 years
Part time: Up to 7 years

Entry Requirements: 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in Physics or a related subject

English Language: IELTS band C

Location of Study: University of Warwick

Course fees

Full time:
Home/EU: £4,191 per year (estimated)
Overseas: £20,730 per year

Part time: (Part time fees are charged over first 2 years of study)
Home/EU: £2,515 per year (estimated)
Overseas: £12,438 per year

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