University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

Astrophysics

Research areas include: High-energy astrophysics, including gamma-ray bursts; structure of galaxies of active galactic nuclei; the structure and history of the Milky Way and the Magellanic Clouds; young stellar objects and star formation; the evolution of post-main sequence stars; brown dwarfs - filling the gap between stars and planets; extra-solar planets - discovery and properties; galactic enrichment by the first stars; properties of dust grains in different environments; instrumentation - polarimeters; laboratory studies of light scattering from biological particles.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in the study area; relevant work experience.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time GBP 540 per Credit (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time GBP 540 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time GBP 540 per Credit (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time GBP 540 per Credit (Wales) 6 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Part-time GBP 540 per Credit (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time GBP 540 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time GBP 540 per Credit (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time GBP 540 per Credit (Wales) 4 years
MSc (Res) Full-time GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc (Res) Part-time GBP 540 per Credit (England) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time GBP 540 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time GBP 540 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time GBP 540 per Credit (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
College Lane Campus Hatfield AL10 9AB South East

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