PhD Positions in Astrophysics at University of Surrey in UK, 2017

The University of Surrey is offering PhD Positions in Astrophysics under the supervision of Professor Justin Read and Dr Noelia Noel. These posts are open to students of UK/EU nationality.

The University of Surrey is a public research university located within the county town of Guildford, Surrey, in the South East of England, United Kingdom. The university specialises in science, engineering, medicine and business.

Course Level: Positions are available for pursuing PhD programme.

Study Subject: The University of Surrey offers PhD positions in the areas of “dark matter” and “galaxy formation & evolution with resolved stars”, with further projects available also in the areas of “star clusters”, “near-field cosmology” and “gravitational wave emission from merging black hole binaries”.

Scholarship Award: There are two funded PhD positions available.

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: Applicants must have a master’s degree or equivalent in physics, mathematics, astronomy or astrophysics at the time of start of the PhD. The posts are open to students of UK/EU nationality.

Nationality: Students of UK/EU nationality are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have master’s degree.

English Language Requirement: Students need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English.

PhD Scholarships

How to Apply: The mandatory documents required do vary by course and circumstance but in most cases you will need to supply (and therefore should have available before starting the application) the following

  • Scanned copies of signed/stamped qualifications (certificates or transcripts) to show how you meet, or expect to meet, the entry requirements
  • Evidence of English language level (if English is not your first language)
  • A copy of your passport (if you need a visa to study here)
  • A personal statement (for non-research programmes)
  • A research proposal (for research programmes only)
  • Contact details of 2 referees

Application Form

Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is February 24, 2017.

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