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 which will be advertised on the projects page from November 2019. Each project will have 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, 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 to be invited to attend our February recruitment and assessment day in Bristol
  • Applications after this date will be subject to remaining availability of studentships.

Register for Open Day

Find out more about the Centre for Aerosol Science at our Open Day at the University of Bristol on 20th November 2019

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.

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

As the hub for the CDT, the School of Chemistry is committed to providing a positive working environment for all staff and students.

Applications are encouraged from women and minorities currently under-represented in STEM disciplines.

Frequently Asked Questions

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


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