School of Physics & Astronomy

Postgraduate Study

Chris Morley and Mark Fromhold

The school has an international research reputation, with a large portfolio of research contracts from EPSRC, PPARC, STFC, MRC, BBSRC, NERC, CCLRC, RCUK, the Wellcome Trust, the Royal Society, the EU and industry.

The school currently has around 120 full-time postgraduate research students. Students come from a range of countries and there is a thriving international research student community in the school and University. We offer excellent support in an exciting city 

Physics machine

Masters degrees

We offer several masters degree programmes

Postgraduate students

Postgraduate vacancies

Take a look at our PhD vacancies

Research experiment

Research groups

We have an international reputation for our high-quality research areas



The Midlands Physics Alliance Graduate School (MPAGS)

The School has an established Research Training programme for new postgraduate students. This is designed to introduce researchers to key skills within their field, and to provide basic transferable research skills. Students in all areas (particle Physics and Astronomy) are part of The Midlands Physics Alliance Graduate School (MPAGS). This brings together three of the leading UK institutions - the Universities of Birmingham, Nottingham and Warwick. For more information visit the MPAGS website.


School of Physics and Astronomy

The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham NG7 2RD

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