University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Particle Physics

The course is active in many areas of physics research (both theoretical and experimental); detector development and e-science; theorists work on a wide range of particle physics phenomena, from supersymmetry and extra dimensions through to strong interactions and the early Universe; experimenters are currently involved in many international projects, including the BABAR matter-antimatter experiment in San Francisco; and the future ATLAS experiment at the LHC currently under construction at CERN, Geneva.

Entry requirements

MSc (Res)

A Second Class Honours degree or equivalent overseas qualification. For overseas applicants an English Language qualification is required: TOEFL individual written test score of 5.0, and overall total 570 (paper based), 230 (computer based), 90 (internet based) or IELTS 6.5.

PhD

An Upper Second Class UK Honours degree or overseas equivalent is required. For overseas applicants an English Language qualification is required: TOEFL individual written test score of 5.0, and overall total 570 (paper based), 230 (computer based), 90 (internet based) or IELTS 6.5.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (EU) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 21,000 per Year 1 (International) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 36 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (EU) 72 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 72 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (International) 72 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 72 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 72 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 72 months
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (EU) 36 months
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 36 months
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 21,000 per Year 1 (International) 36 months
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 36 months
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 36 months
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 36 months
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 72 months
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (International) 72 months
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 72 months
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 72 months
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 72 months
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (EU) 72 months
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 36 months
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (EU) 36 months
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 36 months
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 21,000 per Year 1 (International) 36 months
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 36 months
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 36 months
PhD Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (EU) 72 months
PhD Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 72 months
PhD Part-time April 2017 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (International) 72 months
PhD Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 72 months
PhD Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 72 months
PhD Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 72 months
PhD Full-time July 2017 GBP 21,000 per Year 1 (International) 36 months
PhD Full-time July 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 36 months
PhD Full-time July 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 36 months
PhD Full-time July 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 36 months
PhD Full-time July 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (EU) 36 months
PhD Full-time July 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 36 months
PhD Part-time July 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (EU) 72 months
PhD Part-time July 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 72 months
PhD Part-time July 2017 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (International) 72 months
PhD Part-time July 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 72 months
PhD Part-time July 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 72 months
PhD Part-time July 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 72 months
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 21,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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School of Physics and Astronomy
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