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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Sussex

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22, JAN-23, MAY-23

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

Our research lies at the forefront of fundamental physics - ranging from quantum information processing, quantum optics and cold atom physics through a programme of top-rated particle physics experiments to the theoretical understanding of space, time, and matter.

You will be guided and supervised through your research project by experts in their fields. You’ll work in a department with a truly international character, with collaborations in Europe, North America, Southeast Asia, and Australia.

For a PhD, your research work makes a substantial original contribution to knowledge or understanding in your chosen field.

Tuition fees

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£ 22,975per year

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University information

University of Sussex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

The city of Brighton & Hove is world famous for its openness and inclusivity. The city is only one hour from London and 30 minutes from Gatwick airport.
With world-leading development courses and highly regarded business programmes, Sussex has a reputation for expertise in sustainability and innovation.
A university with an international reputation, Sussex welcomes students to its friendly community of academics and students of over 150 nationalities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 49

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    137 60%

    33rd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73.0 73%

    33rd

    29
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    20th

    19

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