Skip to main content

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
This is the image alt text

Our PGR Community

Come and find out more about our PGR Community. Meet the members of our Postgraduate Student-Staff Consultative Committee and PG Social Committee.

Find out more

Course information

Find syllabus and timetable information for postgraduate courses within the department commencing October 2021.

Get an overview of the module/course structures for the various research groups
Find out more
Physics Research

Postgraduate research in physics

Play video 1
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.

Department of Physics
Durham University
Lower Mountjoy
South Road
United Kingdom