About you

If you aspire to work in a multidisciplinary field and have an undergraduate background in physical, biological, environmental or computer sciences, engineering or mathematics, we encourage you to apply

Application process

To apply to study for a PhD in Aerosol Science, view the available projects on our projects page. Each project has a named supervisor who you may contact to discuss the project in further detail.

When you have decided which project(s) or area(s) you would like to apply for, please contact us with your CV and complete the online application form.

Depending on the subject area, applicants must hold/achieve a minimum of an upper second-class MSci or BSc honours degree, or equivalent, in an area of physical science, engineering or biological science.

Key dates

  • Applications open now for Sept 2020.
  • Apply by 3rd February 2020- applications after this date will be subject to remaining availability of studentships.

Programme Details

You can find out more about the structure of training and research in the CDT for Aerosol Science on the programme details page.

More details about the course requirements and eligibility can be found in the University of Bristol prospectus.


  • Please contact the CAS administrator by e-mail if you have any questions at aerosol-science@bristol.ac.uk

    Projects and supervisors 

    We recommend you first discuss your interest in applying to the CDT in Aerosol Science with potential project supervisors. You can find out more about the PhD projects available on the Aerosol CDT projects page. Please contact the CAS administrator if you require contact information.

    Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

    We welcome applications from all members of our community. We recognise the benefits of recruiting a diverse group of students to the Aerosol CDT and strive to avoid any conscious or unconscious bias in our recruitment.  The monitoring of applications by our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I) committee allows us to assess the effectiveness and fairness of all stages of our recruitment procedures. Find out more about our committment to protecting your data and diversity monitoring.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    You can find out more about the CDT by reading our FAQs (PDF, 111kB).