Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London

Astronomy and Astrophysics

Research areas include: Cosmology; gravitation; relativistic astrophysics; black holes; planetary formation; astrophysical fluids; and accretion discs; formation and evolution of planets and planetary systems; solar and stellar physics; solar system bodies and dynamics; physical studies of asteroids; comets and Kuiper belt objects; long-term dynamics and orbital stability of meteoroids; asteroids; comets; natural satellites and planets; chaos in the solar system; resonance passage and tidal evolution; astrometric observations of planetary satellites; space and solar plasma physics; the structure of collisionless shocks; survey astronomy.

Entry requirements

A relevant Honours degree.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 3 years
PhD Part-time - 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Mile End Tower Hamlets E1 4NS South East

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