Swansea University

Swansea University

Cold Atoms and Quantum Optics

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - 'Welsh University of the Year 2017' (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017). 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).

Assessment methods

The first part shall take the form of a thesis embodying the methods and results of the research project. All theses should be presented in accordance with the University's Guide to the Submission and Presentation of a Thesis for Research Students. The second part shall take the form of an oral examination (viva voce).


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time October 2017 GBP 17,350 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc (Res) Full-time October 2017 GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc (Res) Part-time October 2017 GBP 8,650 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MSc (Res) Part-time October 2017 GBP 2,097 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

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

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