University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Particle Theory

The group carries out research into the physics of the very early universe; research focuses on the cosmological consequences of string theory, finding realistic particles physics modules of inflation, understanding the formation and evolution of topological defects during phase transitions in the early universe, as well as probing the nature of dark energy in our universe; 1 aspect of the research is that it leads to real overlaps with both the astronomy research and the quantum gravity research based in applied mathematics.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2017 - 3 years
MPhil Full-time September 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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