Physics at University of York - UCAS

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Course summary

Research in the Department of Physics, at the University of York, spans a wide range of exciting fields in fundamental, cross-disciplinary and applied physics. A student will be working on their own research project, with the support of other postgraduate students, postdoctoral researchers and staff in their research group and participate in seminars and outreach activities. The department's major research groups are: Condensed matter physics (nanomaterials; photonics; quantum theory and applications; new characterisation methods); nuclear physics (nuclear structure; nuclear astrophysics; applications and detector developments); plasma physics and fusion (magnetic confinement fusion; laser plasmas and fusion; low temperature plasmas); biological physical sciences institute (imaging and quantitation; biomolecular interactions; biological modelling).


How to apply

International applicants

This course has a subject classification which requires students whose nationality is outside the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland to have an ATAS certificate, irrespective of country of residence at the point of application.

Further information can be found on the UK Government's website:

Entry requirements

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £4650 Year 1
EU £23900 Year 1
England £4650 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4650 Year 1
Scotland £4650 Year 1
Wales £4650 Year 1
Channel Islands £4650 Year 1
International £23900 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Sponsorship information

A range of scholarships and studentships are available at postgraduate level. Some scholarships are funded by the University (such as the York Master's Opportunity Scholarship) and some are funded by Research Councils, alumni, businesses and charities. Please check with the provider for details.

Physics at University of York - UCAS