University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Theoretical Physics

The programme is wide-ranging, from the study of complex systems, including biological physics, through various aspects of condensed matter physics to nuclear physics and some particle physics.

Entry requirements

Applicants require: PhD: a 2.1 Class UK Honours degree or overseas equivalent; MPhil/MSc by research: a 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent; TOEFL individual written test score of 5.0, and overall total 570 (paper based), 230 (computer based), 90 (internet based) or IELTS 6.5.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time £ 5,950 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc (Res) Full-time £ 15,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
PhD Full-time £ 3,828 per Academic year (home fees) 36 months
PhD Full-time £ 17,800 per Academic year (overseas fees) 36 months
PhD Part-time - 72 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0161 275 4740