Research course

Mathematical Physics

University of Nottingham · School of Mathematical Sciences

Entry requirements

The usual minimum requirement for entry is an upper 2nd class honours degree in mathematics (or mathematics related subject) or its equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

Research in this group falls into three categories:

Quantum Disordered Systems with research topics including, quantum chaos, quantum tunnelling, short-wavelength approximations in optics, random matrix theory, Anderson localisation, multifractality, random energy landscapes.

Quantum Gravity researching topics such as spin foam models of quantum gravity, quantum gravity in 2+1 spacetime dimensions, non-communicative geometry, quantum black holes, modified gravity, averaging methodsin contstrained quantisation.

Quantum Information encompassing the study of non-classical correlations in multipartite quantum systems, quantum cryptography, quantum computation and quantum statistics.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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