University of Leeds

University of Leeds


Research in a variety of areas, including: Quantum information (theory and experiment); magnetism and spintronics and superconductivity; soft condensed matter, statistical physics, and polymers and complex fluids; biophysics, bionanotechnology, nanophysics, membranes; astrophysics. There are numerous opportunities for experimental, theoretical, computational, and observational PhD projects; collaboration across campus (mathematics, engineering, biology, chemistry, etc), the UK, and worldwide. Funding from organisations such as the EPSRC, STFC, and the EU; and participates in a number of specific UK and EU networks (magnetism, polymer dynamics, quantum information, etc).

Course modules

Assessment methods

Sponsorship information

PPARC; EPSRC; University Research Scholarship; ORS Award.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 5 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

School of Physics and Astronomy
Telephone number: 
0113 343 3839