The studentships below are some of the key funding available within the Department
EPSRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) studentships are available within our five research sections:
Advanced Instrumentation (CfAI), Astronomy (CEA/ICC), Condensed Matter Phyiscs (CMP), Elementary Particle Theory (IPPP), Quantum, Light and Matter (QLM)
Projects available in Condensed Matter Phyiscs (CMP) - Deadline 3rd April 2022
There are also projects available within the following EPSRC Centres for Doctoral Training (CDT)
“An innovative fund instigated by leading physicist Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell and the Institute of Physics to encourage greater diversity in physics by assisting PhD physics students from under-represented groups”
The fund is administered and managed by the IOP - find out more on the IOP website.
Applications are closed for 2022 entry.
STFC projects are available within Astronomy (CEA/ICC) and Advanced Instrumentation (CfAI)
Applications closed for 2022 entry
Applications are closed for 2022 entry
For additional sources of funding, please also see the University's main postgraduate scholarships and bursaries page and Faculty of Science Funding Page. Overseas students could also contact the International Office about other funding possibilities. The British Council may have scholarships available – the possibilities vary from year to year and depend on your country of residence.
For applicants interested in self funding their degrees (which is usually expected for MSc by Research degrees), there are a number of available options to consider, including the Student Loan Company and Professional and Career Development Loans. Information about these can be found on the Postgraduate Student Loan page