Swansea University

Swansea University

Cold Atoms and Quantum Optics

Students will be fully integrated into 1 of our established research groups and participate in research activities such as seminars, workshops, laboratories, and field work. The 2 main research groups within the Department of Physics currently focus on the following areas of research: Atomic, molecular and quantum physics group (fundamental atomic physics, condensed matter and material physics, analytical laser spectroscopy); particle physics theory group (string theory, quantum gravity and the AdS/CFT correspondence, lattice gauge theories, QCD, supersymmetric field theory, perturbative gauge theory, field theory in curved spacetime, physics beyond the standard model).

Entry requirements

Normally require a minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in physics or a related field. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or a Swansea University recognised equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time £ 4,214 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time £ 14,850 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc (Res) Part-time £ 2,107 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time £ 7,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

Key information

College of Science Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01792 295720