University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

Physics

Students must produce a thesis, which is examined orally and must be on an original topic relevant to 1 of the following fields: Accelerator science and technology; condensed matter physics; medical imaging; nuclear physics; particle physics. During your 1st year you will attend specialist courses provided by research-active staff members in each of our research groups. These will bring you up to the level required for frontline international research. Additional courses will cover general research, presentation, and other transferable skills - and there are summer schools funded by the Research Councils.

Entry requirements

A good 2nd Class Honours degree, or higher, or equivalent. All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language, qualifications accepted include GCSE English; A-level English; language; IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5) in each component); TOEFL iBT 88 or above with minimum scores in components as follows: listening and writing 21, reading 22, speaking 23.

Sponsorship information

Annual allocation of EPSRC/PPARC studentships which cover the fees for the 3 years, provide students with a maintenance grant that is currently worth £11,000 per annum, and cover expenses for short trips and long term assignements at research laboratories in UK and overseas laboratories; a limited number of University studentships are also available in some areas of research.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 3 years
PhD Part-time - 6 years
MPhil Full-time - 2 years
MPhil Part-time - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Liverpool L3 5PS North West

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