PhD in Astronomy

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PhD in Astronomy

Explore the extragalactic with our world-leading faculty. Our research interests focus on:

  • testing cosmological models
  • physics of the early universe
  • large-scale structure: galaxy surveys and numerical simulations
  • very high-redshift galaxies and reionisation
  • galaxy formation and evolution.

Supercomputers and overseas telescopes – whether you’re a theoretical astronomer or work on an observational project, you’ll have access to world-leading facilities, international collaborations and a full combination of theoretical, numerical and observational techniques.

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Entry Requirements

You’re normally expected to have a Merit (an average of 60% overall) in a Masters degree OR an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree.

Your qualification should be in a relevant subject such as physics, astronomy or mathematics. You may also be considered for the degree if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.


This programme is self-funded

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