Scottish Graduate School in Physics

The SUPA Graduate School provides postgraduate education and training to Scottish physicists.  The SUPA program consists of over 50 courses, covering all seven of SUPA's research themes.

Prize Studentships

SUPA offers PhD studentships for outstanding students from anywhere in the world. These prestigious and competitive awards are intended to attract excellent students to study for a PhD in Scotland.

Video Conference Facilities

A majority of SUPA courses are delivered via custom built video conference rooms in each of the eight SUPA institutions. The room availability can be seen in the timetable and the VC rooms are available for booking by SUPA members when not in use for course.


SUPA students are asked to complete 40 hours of technical courses and 20 hours of core skills training during the course of their studies. Full details about these requirements are available in the course information section. Our courses and their associated materials are held in the online learning environment My.SUPA. Students should enrol in courses via My.SUPA at the beginning of each semester.