Research course

Physics and Astronomy

Institution
Cardiff University · Cardiff School of Physics and Astronomy
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

Suitable for graduates with a first or upper-second class honours degree in Physics, Astrophysics, Mathematics, Electronics or a related subject, depending on the research area.

Months of entry

January, October, April

Course content

The School specialises in a wide range of research areas and postgraduate students are fully integrated into these areas.

We aim to offer a challenging and supportive environment, in which our students develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in industry, research or academia. We have an established track record of research excellence and host world-class laboratories to support our wide range of research activities. Research in the School also involves worldwide collaborations and the use of leading-edge national and international facilities.

You will be supervised by a team of experts who will support your progress and help you to achieve your potential. You will be assigned a mentor from another research group who will act as your personal tutor.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36-48 months
part time
60-84 months

MPhil

full time
12-24 months
part time
24-36 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
PostgradEnquiries@cardiff.ac.uk