Postgraduate programmes

Participate in ground breaking research

Be supported by our Bristol Doctoral College

Apply here

To apply for postgraduate study with us and for more about the admissions process see here

Register your interest

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Physics Graduate School

For more information on postgraduate research courses, visit the Physics Graduate School webpage.

Postgraduate open day

At our university-wide open day you'll have the opportunity to:
  • Talk to our staff about our postgraduate programmes and hear from our current students about their experiences
  • Find out about cohort-based PhDs at our centres for doctoral training
  • Find out about our wellbeing and academic support and how we'll support your personal and professional development 
  • Attend talks on funding, careers and accommodation 
  • Explore our beautiful campus and city, and our sports complexes, Students Union and much more with Find Your Bristol

Postgraduate careers

A postgraduate degree from Bristol is the start of an exciting career journey and our careers service is here to offer you tailored careers support.

Taught programmes

The School of Physics has a world-class reputation for research excellence, with a vibrant and diverse community of postgraduate students and programmes at the cutting edge of research.

Research programmes

As an internationally renowned institution at the forefront of high-impact innovative research, Bristol has a lot to offer. Comprehensive skills training; fully funded doctoral training programmes; academic experts who are leaders in their field; and state-of-the-art facilities create a research environment that is dynamic and challenging. Visit the Physics Graduate School page in order to explore our PG research courses further.

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Find out more about our research and explore our research groups and centres. 

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Language training, visa information and research and teaching partnerships.

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Hear from other postgraduate students about their experiences at Bristol.
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