At the University of Dundee, Physics has entered into a new and exciting phase of growth, with eminent staff appointments in cutting edge technology sectors and research in projects are available in areas.

Such as:

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Biomedical imaging and technology
  • Computational bio-physics
  • Materials Physics
  • Nanotechnology
  • Photonics
  • Renewable energy

This continual reinvigoration allows state-of-the-art teaching and research to complement traditional fundamental knowledge transfer, so as to provide excellence in undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.

Learn more about physics research

Entry requirements

You should have an honours degree at 2.1 or above, and/or a Masters degree in a relevant discipline.

English language requirements

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We also accept other English language qualifications (updated August 2020)

You do not need to prove your knowledge of English if you are a national of certain countries.

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English language programmes

Prepare for university study and benefit from extra English tuition with an English language programme.

PhD fees

Applying for a research degree

Use UCAS Postgraduate to apply for a research degree. Please read the guidance on filling in your UCAS Postgraduate application before proceeding with your application.

PhD opportunities

Learn about our Doctoral training programmes

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Learn more about our opportunities funded by the Chinese Scholarship Council (Chinese nationals only)


Professor Amin Abdolvand
Associate Dean for Research
School of Science and Engineering