Should normally hold good honours degree in the proposed study area. However will consider applicants who can demonstrate their capability by means of publications or employment responsibilities.
Months of entry
Course contentResearch areas include: The extragalactic distance scale; Gamma-ray bursts ; The formation and evolution of massive galaxies; Physical conditions in extragalactic radio sources; Intergalactic and outer halo stars; The role of bars in galaxy evolution; The fuelling of starbursts and active galaxies; The inner structure of active galactic nuclei; Star formation andthe interstellar medium; Evolutionary synthesis modelling of galaxies; High-mass star formation; Young stellar objects and star formation; The evolution of post-main sequence stars; Brown dwarfs; Extra-solar planets; Galactic enrichment by the first stars; Properties of dust grains in different enviornments; Instrumentation; Laboratory studies of light scattering from particles.
Astrophysics; Quantum Optics; Medical Imaging
Fees and fundingPPARC, MRC, university.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Professor J H Hough
- 01707 284500
- 01707 28185