School of Physics & Astronomy

Postgraduate Study


The School of Physics and Astronomy is a flourishing member of the science faculty in this research-led university. 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

Postgraduate courses


Research scholarships for international and EU students

International and EU research scholarships

Research groups

The Graduate School

The Graduate School supports all postgraduates and offer a wide range of generic research training courses.

The Midlands Physics Alliance Graduate School (MPAGS)

The School has an established Research Training programme for new postgraduate students, 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) which 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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