PhD and MPhil in Astronomy (full-time and part-time)

The main source of information about applying for a PhD or MPhil in Astronomy is the Astronomy Unit website. Notes are provided on what to expect when doing a PhD, how to apply for funding and entry requirements.

Research in the Astronomy Unit includes theoretical work, ground-based observations and space experiments. There are groups working in Cosmology, Gravitation and Relativity; Formation and Dynamics of Planetary Systems; Solar and Stellar Physics; Space and Astrophysical Plasmas; and Survey Astronomy. Applications for PhD research in all these areas are invited. Information specific to cosmology applications is presented here.

Cosmology Research Areas and Postgraduate Projects

The Cosmology and Relativity group has many different areas of research which would be suitable for postgraduate research. This list outlines a few possible projects that could be undertaken during a PhD.

How to Apply

To request an application form and postgraduate prospectus, please contact the Astronomy Postgraduate Admissions Assistant . Alternatively, forms can be downloaded electronically from the Queen Mary Postgraduate Study pages.

Completed application forms, references, a CV, and a brief description of your research interests should be returned to:

Astronomy Postgraduate Admissions Assistant 
Astronomy Unit
School of Mathematical Sciences
Queen Mary, University of London
Mile End Road
E1 4NS

After receipt of the application, candidates are normally invited to visit the department and attend an interview with members of the Astronomy Unit.

For More Information

Please contact the Postgraduate Admissions Assistant for Astronomy.

Topic revision: r4 - 2010-04-18 - AdamChristopherson
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