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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Bath

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

We have a thriving research programme, with 28 academic staff and over 80 postdoctoral researchers, PhD students and research visitors, drawn from the UK and overseas. Our research has a high international profile, in keeping with the University's position as a leading research institution in the United Kingdom.

The Department houses world-leading equipment for:

  • Fabricating and characterising photonic crystal optical fibres.
  • A Nanofabrication Facility for the production of nanoscale electronic and optical devices.
  • State-of-the-art UHV scanning probe microscopes in the Graphene Centre.

We also have dedicated research officers managing our Material and Chemical Characterisation Facility (MC²).

Career opportunities

Our recent Physics graduates have gone on to further research or teaching in the UK, Europe, China and Japan and research posts in the UK, Germany, Japan and South Africa. Employers include the Met Office and Fianium in the UK

Tuition fees

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£ 23,800per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Bath

  • University League Table

    9th

  • Campus address

    University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, Bath And North East Somerset, BA2 7AY, England

The University of Bath includes students and staff from all over the world. Over 130 nationalities are represented among nearly 4,000 international students.
Extra support is offered to students when they arrive, including collecting them from Heathrow Airport and organising a welcome programme of events.
English language support is available to non-native English speakers, helping them to continue building their language skills while they study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 49 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    180 78%

    13th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    9th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    33rd

    3

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