PhD in Applied Physics



Students who meet some of the criteria listed in Article 15 of the UDC PhD Policies and Regulations will be able to access to UDC PhD programmes.


Candidates matching one of the general entry requirements for PhD students will be assessed in accordance with the specific criteria and merits for each programme. Information relating to application procedures and requirements are included in the programme structure for each course.

The decision to offer a student a place on a UDC PhD programme is the result of an application-specific evaluation process, and does not affect the academic or professional status of the candidate’s existing qualifications.

See also UDC PhD Policies and Regulations, Article 16: Applications.

35 places offered in academic year 2023/2024

Recommended profile of admission

With general character, for the access to an official program of doctorate will be necessary to be in possession of the official titles Spaniards of Degree, or equivalent, and of Máster University.

They will be able to access to studies of doctorate the Graduates, Architects or Engineers that are in possession of the Diploma of Studies Advanced obtained of agreement to the had in the Royal decree 778/1998, of 30 April, or reached the sufficiency researcher regulated in the Royal decree 185/1985, of 23 January.

They will be able to access to the studies of doctorate the Graduates, Architects or Engineers that are in possession of a title of master official according to the Royal decree 56/2005 or to the Royal decree 1393/2007, modified by the Royal decree 861/2010, or have surpassed 60 ECTS of studies of Master official.

Also they will be able to access to the studies of doctorate the Diplomados, Technical Engineers or technical Architects that accredit to have surpassed 300 credits ECTS in the group of official university studies, of which at least 60 are of level of Master University.

Application general procedure

Applications and registration for PhD programmes will be made using the online application system on the UDC website, accompanied by all necessary supporting documents. Applications and registration for external students will be made here.

If you need more information, you can check this sources the Application general procedure.

Applications procedure for students whose foreign degree/diplome has not been officially recognised

See EIDUDC Application and registration.

General procedure by the CAPD

See EIDUDC Application and registration.

Specific access requirements of the CAPD

The application of admission will realize through the Virtual Secretary's office of the student and the documentation xustificativa will deliver in the UADI of the faculty of Sciences.

The CAPD will publish the provisional and definitive lists of the students admitted in web plans of doctorate in the portal of studies of the UDC.

The claims to the provisional list will direct to the UADI of the faculty of Sciences.

The application of matrícula in time partial, change of modality of matrícula and temporary casualty in the plan will owe to presented in the UADI of the faculty of Sciences.


The application for admission (or registration renewal) and enrollment in PhD studies will be carried out according to the terms approved by the Governing Council of the UDC.


See information on how to register for UDC PhD courses.

Predoctoral grants

See UDC predoctoral grants.