Research course

Particle Theory

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

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in physics, mathematical physics or mathematics, or a joint degree containing substantial elements of mathematics or physics.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This group carries out research into the physics of the very Early Universe. Research focuses on the cosmological consequences of string theory, finding realistic particles physics modules of inflation, understanding the formation and evolution of topological defects during phase transitions in the Early Universe, as well as probing the nature of dark energy in our universe.

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the School of Physics and Astronomy web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36-48 months

Course contact details

Name
Professor Tony Padilla
Email
physics-pg-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 115 846 7903