Research course

Nuclear Physics

Institution
University of Edinburgh · School of Physics and Astronomy
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in physics or a related discipline.

Months of entry

December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

We have established an enviable reputation for producing impactful work and sought-after graduates. Our group boasts the greatest breadth of expertise in the UK, which creates a research environment that allows for diversity, collaboration and a high level of understanding of the field as a whole.

Our experimental research includes studies to identify both the baryonic and non-baryonic constituents of the universe, the influence of nuclear reactions on stellar explosions, and the quark substructures of hadrons.

The main areas of our research include:

  • photonuclear research
  • exotic nuclei
  • nuclear astrophysics
  • silicon detector devices
  • dark matter research

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Graduate School Administrator
Email
Gradschool.Physics@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)131 651 7837