Funded Research PhDs and MScs available in Physics

Funded Research PhDs and MScs available in Physics

Fully-funded and part-funded Research PhD and Masters Opportunities at the College of Science

The newly-formed College of Science brings together Biosciences, Computer Science, Geography, Mathematics and Physics in an environment that enables us to collaborate in enhancing our teaching and research, providing new and challenging opportunities for our students.

The College has available three fully-funded and up to 10 part-funded PhD opportunities for high calibre students enrolling on PhD programmes in September 2012. The studentships are open to new applicants for full-time study.

Details of available research projects in the Experimental Group of the Department of Physics are described here:   Funded PhD courses

ELIGIBILITY:

• Applicants must hold an offer to study full time on a PhD in one of the above areas for September 2012

• UK/EU and International applicants are welcome to apply

• Applicants for part-funded opportunities (and all overseas applicants) must demonstrate that they can provide necessary extra funds

• Entry requirements vary between departments – please visit the relevant website for details

HOW TO APPLY:

• To apply for a place to study on one of the above PhD programmes, please visit: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/apply

• Your application must include a covering letter, CV and research proposal, which may be discussed with an identified College supervisor

• Please state clearly in your covering letter that you wish to be considered for a College of Science PhD Studentship

FUNDING NOTES:

• Fully-funded three-year PhD Bursaries: Full UK/EU tuition fees. International students must fund the difference. A doctoral stipend matching the UK Research Council National Minimum (£13,590 for 2011/2012) is also provided for three years.

• Part-funded three-year PhD Studentships: Bursary of £5000 per annum

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 22 JULY 2012

For further information: please contact Mrs Sandra Kramcha, Recruitment and External Relations Manager, College of Science – s.kramcha@swansea.ac.uk

 

We also have available 20 scholarships for high calibre students enrolling on MSc by Research programmes in September 2012. The scholarships are open to new applicants for full-time study.

Each scholarship is worth £3000, which will be offset against tuition fees.

The MSc by Research enables students to pursue a one year individual programme of research in the following areas:

Antimatter Physics

Cold Atoms and Quantum Optics

Laser Physics

Lattice Gauge Theory

Nanotechnology

Quantum Fields and Strings

Theoretical Particle Physics

Fuller details of the Masters by Research courses can be found here  

ELIGIBILITY:

• Applicants must hold an offer to study on an MSc by Research for September 2012

• UK/EU and International applicants are welcome to apply

• Entry requirements vary between programmes – please visit the relevant website for details

HOW TO APPLY:

• To apply for a place to study on one of the above MSc by Research programmes, please study: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/apply

• Please include a covering letter and CV with your application and state clearly that you wish to be considered for a College of Science MSc by Research in (eg Theoretical Particle Physics) Scholarship.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 22 JULY 2012

For further information: please contact Mrs Sandra Kramcha, Recruitment and External Relations Manager, College of Science – s.kramcha@swansea.ac.uk