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Postgraduate Study

Working alongside world class academics who are leading cutting-edge research will give you first-hand experience of top quality projects in physics and astronomy. The Department hosts 240 research students pursuing PhD and MSc projects and provides a lively and supporting environment to pursue your independent research, using excellent facilities under the supervision of internationally renowned staff.

Taught courses

Find out more about our taught postgraduate courses at Durham.
Postgraduate addressing a conference or giving a presentation

Research degrees

Explore our research degree options.
Physics Research

Postgraduate research in physics

My research and professional development has been guided and encouraged by experts in the field and through taught courses and conference opportunities.

Rachel Goodband
Physics student

Get in touch

Contact us to find out more about our department and courses.

Department of Physics

Durham University
South Road
Durham
DH1 3LE
UK

 

Tel: +44 (0)191 334 3520

Fax: +44 (0)191 334 5823

 

Postgraduate Research Admissions: 

Tel: +44 (0)191 334 3745