Department of Physics

Postgraduate research programmes

Learn more about our postgraduate research degree programmes.

Surrey offers a fantastic study environment; the work is interesting, exciting and new.

Rosh Sellahewa, PhD Nuclear Theoretical Physics

Our programmes

Visit our Physics subject page to view the details of the postgraduate research courses we currently have available.

Research projects currently avaliable can be found organised by each research group.

Postgraduate research study in the department of physics

The Department has more than 80 PhD students from the UK, EU and a wide range of overseas countries. They work on cutting edge projects in both pure and applied physics.

Our research degrees offer collaboration with our many institutions or industrial partners.

The Department is a friendly and engaging academic community, offering a wide variety of support, training and social activities. Throughout your PhD, you will be supported by two academic members of staff and will be a part of the Faculty Graduate School.