Funding and Training


PhD Studentships covering fees and a tax-free stipend are available through the Department in all research areas, funded by UK research councils, ERC, Wellcome Trust, and other bodies. Funding is provided on a competitive basis according to academic merit. The list of PhD opportunities can be found on our current PhD opportunities webpage. Please note that we can consider applications at other times, but the funding opportunities are more limited. Please follow the link for more information on postgraduate fees and funding. All studentships are allocated competitively.

Funding and Training Opportunities Accordion


Research training and transferrable skills are an essential part of your studies and the Physics Department provides a range of subject-specific training courses which can also be available for other students on request.

  • Library

    The Library provides training courses on a wide range of essential postgraduate skills, such as information management and open access.

  • Research Training

    The Faculty of Science & Technology offers a research training programmes designed to enhance your research skills and capacity during your PhD studies.