University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Astronomy and Astrophysics

The programme covers a wide range of observational, modeling, theoretical and technological interests.

Entry requirements

PhD

For PhDs the entry quals are: 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.

MSc (Res)

For MScRs the entry quals are: 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.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through dissertations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
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 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 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 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 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 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 Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (EU) 72 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 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 Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 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 4,121 per Year 1 (EU) 36 months
PhD Full-time July 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 36 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 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
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
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 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 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 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 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 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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Key information

Contact: 
School of Physics and Astronomy
Telephone number: 
0161 306 3673