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Department of Physics

Postgraduate programmes

We provide research topics at the forefront of the subject, with good facilities, high quality supervision and monitoring and with relevant postgraduate lecture courses and seminars, as well as opportunities to attend and speak at conferences. Successful postgraduate study at Durham will not only secure your higher degree but will also form a firm foundation for your future career.

Degrees Offered

We offer the following postgraduate courses:

  • Taught M.Sc.: in Particles, Strings and Cosmology
    1 year full-time (or 2 years part-time)
  • M.Sc. by Research:
    1 year full-time (or 2 years part-time) with potential transfer to Ph.D.
  • Ph.D. by Research:
    3+ years full-time (or 5 years part-time)
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Positions open in new EPSRC funded Centre for Doctoral Training

A number of PHD positions will be available in the EPSRC funded Centre for Doctoral Training in Soft Matter and Functional Interfaces (SOFI CDT).

For further information visit the SOFI CDT web pages (https://www.dur.ac.uk/soft.matter/cdt/) or contact Dr Lian Hutchings (l.r.hutchings@durham.ac.uk)

Find a course that's right for you

Why not look at the range of courses available