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Durham University

Department of Physics

Degrees Offered

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:

Details of studentships can be found below and on the Studentships page.

Entry requirements can be found at the following Entry Requirements page

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 ( or contact Dr Lian Hutchings (