Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast

Plasma Physics

The Centre has research interests in: very hot dense plasmas; x-ray lasers; warm dense matter; particle acceleration; shock waves and free electron lasers; cool; non-thermal plasmas; initiation; energy transport; instabilities and plasma chemistry; molecular quantum dynamics: ultra-fast processes; molecular dynamics and ion interactions; physics: Life sciences interface ionising radiation and plasmas interactions; biological systems for advanced therapy; intervention and diagnostics.

Entry requirements

For PhD degrees candidates should have a 2.1 degree as a minimum and it is recommended a taught Master's degree; there may be a specific requirement (e.g. language skills; driving license; willingness to travel) associated with particular projects these are clearly identified where necessary. Students whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each individual component (or equivalent qualification).

Assessment methods

Thesis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,145 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 4 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,145 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen's University Belfast Belfast BT7 1NN Northern Ireland

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