Research course

Astrophysics

Institution
Keele University · Faculty of Natural Sciences
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

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Entry requirements

Entry to our research programmes usually requires a Honours degree with a first or 2.1 classification, or the equivalent if you have been educated outside the UK.

Please visit the Keele website for more information on Postgraduate Research Entry Requirements.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Physics Research at Keele focusses on “Astrophysics” and “Materials Science and Renewable Energy”.

The research interests in Astrophysics include star formation and stellar clusters, late stellar evolution, massive stars and their impact on the early universe, the interstellar medium, binary stars, interacting binary stars, the detection and characterisation of extra-solar planets.

The research interests in Materials Science and Renewable Energy include physical acoustics and 2D materials.

Fees and funding

The list of current funded studentships is available here: current studentships on offer (search for the research topic: Astrophysics). Note that the application forms open at the end of December or start of January.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Dr Nick Wright
Email
n.j.wright@keele.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0)1782 734997