Postgraduate Study in Physics
The Department offers opportunities for PhD research in all its research groups
You can begin studying for this MSc at any time of the academic year, as agreed with your chosen supervisor. Students will define and manage an independent research project which will equip them for more sustained and original work at the doctoral level or for advanced level applied research positions in a range of organisations including industry, government and charities.
Find out more about applying for PhD study at Lancaster.
Enquiries should be addressed to the Postgraduate Coordinator, Mrs Sandra Irving
Telephone: +44 (0)1524 592067
Fax: +44 (0)1524 844037
Specific enquiries about PhD research opportunities in a particular area may be directed to the head of the relevant research group.
Four Physics PhD students have been rewarded for their excellent work over the last year at a PhD Prize Giving Celebration in the Physics Department. Read more
Thu 03 July 2014
The Physics Department's efforts to increase the representation of women in physics has been recognised by the award of Juno "Champion" status by the Institute of Physics. Read more
Tue 02 July 2013
Congratulations to Thomas Banaszek who has been selected to receive this year's FST award of Dean's Outstanding PhD scholarship which recognises outstanding potential. Thomas is currently studying for an MPhys in Theoretical Physics and will begin his PhD in Physics in October 2013 under the supervision of Dr Jonathan Gratus.
Tue 30 April 2013