Research degrees

Excellent facilities and our international community of staff and students combine to make Loughborough University an ideal choice for pursuing postgraduate research in physics. Advancing knowledge across the breadth of the physical sciences, the Department is actively engaged with industry and cutting-edge research.

The Physics department is a strong research school, offering both MPhil and PhD research opportunities.

As a research student within the Department of Physics you will benefit from our recent £4.2m building refurbishment and the University's investment in updating our physics, chemistry and engineering laboratories. Research within the Department of Physics is supported by access to the state-of-the-art facilities of Loughborough's Material Characterisation Centre (LMCC) which contains over £6m of equipment.

You will join a diverse, supportive and academically stimulating community engaged in wide-ranging research - making Loughborough University an excellent institution at which to pursue your research aspirations.

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