- Programme type: Research
OverviewInterests include computational physics, quantum gravity, random surfaces, matrix models, spin glasses, statistical mechanics, solutions, integrable systems and non-commutative geometry.
Fees for this programme can be found on our Tuition fees page.
Scholarships & bursaries
Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan
International (Commonwealth citizens)
Commonwealth Scholarships Scheme
Candidates from developed Commonwealth countries (see below)
EPSRC Doctoral Training Awards
UK nationals and EU nationals with residence qualifications
East Lothian Educational Trust
Applicants must be a resident of the old county of East Lothian (ie excluding Musselburgh, Wallyford and Whitecraig.)
- Google Europe Scholarship for Students with Disabilities (MACS)
James Watt Fees Scholarships
All UK/EU applicants
James Watt Scholarships
Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust
Restricted to residents of the UK who are a son, daughter, spouse, widow or widower of a commercial traveller, chemist or grocer.
- MACS Alumni Scholarship (MACS)
- MACS Early Bird Scholarship (MACS)
Remission of Fees (families of staff)
Spouses/civil partners and children of members of staff, also retired members of staff of the University
Schlumberger Faculty for the Future Fellowships
Women from developing and emerging economies pursuing PhD or Post-Doctorate studies
Scotland's Saltire Scholarships
Citizens of Canada, the People's Republic of China, India or USA (2 awards for each country)
Employees of Heriot-Watt University
The Consumer Affairs UK Scholarship Programme
All currently enrolled students
West Lothian Educational Trust
Individuals must have originated in West Lothian or have lived there for the last 3 years.