Research course

Astronomy

Institution
University of Sussex · Physics and Astronomy
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

You should normally have a Masters degree or a first or upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree in a relevant subject such as physics, astronomy or mathematics. You may also be considered for the degree if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

Months of entry

January, May, September

Course content

Explore the extragalactic with our world-leading faculty. Our research interests focus on:

  • testing cosmological models
  • physics of the early universe
  • large-scale structure: galaxy surveys and numerical simulations
  • very high-redshift galaxies and reionisation
  • galaxy formation and evolution.


Supercomputers and overseas telescopes – whether you’re a theoretical astronomer or work on an observational project, you’ll have access to world-leading facilities, international collaborations and a full combination of theoretical, numerical and observational techniques.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
study@sussex.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1273 606755