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.

Entry requirements

2.1 (or international equivalent) in physics, mathematical physics or mathematics, or a joint degree containing substantial elements of mathematics or physics. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 19,120 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 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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