University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield


The course offers the opportunity to carry out research at the leading edge of physics and astronomy. There are highly active research groups in a wide range of areas, from fundamental to applied.

Course modules

Research areas include: opto-electronic properties of semi-conductor low dimensional structures; electronic and photonic molecular materials; surface and interface physics of polymers; function and structure in organic thin films; theoretical condensed matter physics; magnto-optic studies of oxides and semiconductors; particle physics and particle astrophysics; astro-particle theory and cosmology; astrophysics.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2017 - 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time September 2017 - 4 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2017 - 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2017 - 6 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Department of Physics and Astronomy
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