The scientific research within the School of Mathematics and Physics was highly rated in the 2014 REF peer-review exercise, with 70% of research being judged as internationally excellent or world-leading. Physics at Queen's is currently joint 6th in the UK for Research Intensity and has been voted 4th in the UK for teaching satisfaction. Physics research activity in the School is focused into five specific Research Centres; all members of academic staff belong to one of these Research Centres, listed below. Astrophysics (PhD/MPhil) Find out more below, or email Professor Mihalis Mathioudakis ( Atomistic Simulation (PhD/MPhil) Find out more below, or email Dr Myrta Gruening ( Nanostructured Media (PhD/MPhil) Find out more below, or email Dr Amit Kumar ( Plasma Physics (PhD/MPhil) Find out more below, or email Professor Marco Borghesi ( Theoretical Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (PhD/MPhil) Find out more below, or email Dr Alessandro Ferraro ( Registration is on a full-time or part-time basis, under the direction of a supervisory team appointed by the University. You will be expected to submit your thesis at the end of three years of full-time registration for PhD, or two years for MPhil (or part-time equivalent). ]
MPhil Award
Full-time, Part-time Study Mode
2 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

The minimum academic requirement for admission to a research programme is normally an Upper Second Class Honours degree from a UK or ROI HE provider, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. Further information can be obtained by contacting the School of Mathematics and Physics.

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