The School of Physics has a world-class reputation for research excellence, with a vibrant and diverse community of postgraduate students. Our programmes at the cutting edge of research.
MSc Nanoscience and Functional Nanomaterials
This interdisciplinary MSc programme will provide you with the skills, knowledge and expertise to become practitioners in nanoscience, whether in industry or academia. The programme provides innovative and novel training, and will support you in the next phase of your career.
MSc Nuclear Science and Engineering
Gain a solid grounding in the Science and Engineering principles underpinning the global nuclear industry. Throughout the programme you will benefit from an innovative connection, via the South West Nuclear Hub to the University of Bristol’s nationally-leading industrial research.
Artificial Intelligence CDT
The School of Physics is a partner in a UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Advanced Computing (AIMLAC).
This 4 year PhD programme focusses on the application of machine learning techniques to research projects in particle physics or astrophysics. The PhD programme includes 6 months of industrial placement with a partner organization in the commercial, industrial or public sectors.
For more information see the AIMLAC website
- For application to Bristol for Sept 2020 please apply online to the programme 'Physics PhD' in the Faculty of Science, please specify the 'AIMLAC CDT' in the Research Details section
A structured year of training in the foundational skills necessary for research before moving to an academic department in the faculties of Science, Engineering or Medical Sciences for a PhD project.
Training across a broad range of disciplines in the field of hard condensed matter physics, encompassing experiment, theory, fundamental studies and device applications.
Combining theoretical understanding with the practical application of quantum physics and mathematics with engineering makes this a truly successful approach to training.
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