University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Physics and Astronomy

Areas of research include: astronomy and solar-terrestrial physics; quantum, light and matter physics (laser physics and nonlinear optics; magnetism and superconductivity; quantum control); theoretical high-energy physics (beyond the standard model and cosmology; field theory and string theory; lattice quantum chromodynamics and b-physics; phenomenology).

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent, or a MPhys or Master's degree in physics.

Sponsorship information

EPSRC; PPARC; Industry; University studentships.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 3 years
PhD Part-time - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Highfield Campus Southampton SO17 1BJ South East

Key information

Physical and Applied Sciences
Telephone number: 
02380 592630