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Physics, Ph.D.

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University rank #126 (QS) ,
The university offers postgraduate PhD research opportunities in a wide range of areas of physics and astronomy and have a large and thriving community of postgraduate research students, numbering around 80 at any one time.

About

Research students are assigned a supervisor who has closely related interests, and with whom they agree on a programme of study and research.  The School provides opportunities for acquiring relevant skills through a range of short courses and training seminars.  You will also have the opportunity to gain experience and training in teaching through laboratory demonstrating and problem class delivery, while at the same time supplementing your income.

Research in the School is conducted across four dedicated research centres, with lots of interaction between the centres.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time Part-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • The university offers postgraduate PhD research opportunities in a wide range of areas of physics and astronomy and have a large and thriving community of postgraduate research students, numbering around 80 at any one time.
  • Research students are assigned a supervisor who has closely related interests, and with whom they agree on a programme of study and research.
  • The School provides opportunities for acquiring relevant skills through a range of short courses and training seminars.
  • You will also have the opportunity to gain experience and training in teach through laboratory demonstrating and problem class delivery, while at the same time supplementing your income.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    62

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • Completed application form
  • Degree transcripts. Please provide a transcript of your degree(s). If you have not yet completed your degree please provide a transcript of your results achieved to date
  • Please provide the contact details of two referees on your application, at least one reference must be from an academic referee who is in a position to comment on the standard of your academic work and suitability for postgraduate level study. Where appropriate, a second referee can provide comment on your professional experience.
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)/ Resume
  • Statement of purpose 
  • IELTS/TOEFL certificate (if applicable)

Tuition Fee

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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