Liverpool John Moores University

Astrophysics Research Institute - Postgraduate Research Opportunities

Supervision for the degrees of Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is available from world-leading experts, in the following subject areas: Astrophysics including studies in Star Formation; Stellar Evolution and Stellar Populations; Time-Domain Astrophysics (particularly novae, supernovae and gamma-ray bursts); Galaxy Formation, Dynamics and Evolution (including AGN); Galaxy Clusters and Large Scale Structures.

The programme route you undertake will depend on your qualifications and experience. Most of our students initially register for MPhil/PhD and go on to complete their PhD via successful progression from MPhil.

Entry requirements

To study for an MPhil or MPhil/PhD you should have, or expect to obtain, a minimum 2:1 Honours degree in a relevant subject. If you are applying for a PhD direct you must: have a Masters degree with a research dissertation in a relevant subject; have undertaken research training directly related to the PhD project.
If you have alternative qualifications, your application will be considered on merit. Appropriate research and previous experience will be taken into account.
To study for an MPhil or MPhil/PhD you should have, or expect to obtain, a minimum 2:1 Honours degree in a relevant subject. If you are applying for a PhD direct you must: have a Masters degree with a research dissertation in a relevant subject; have undertaken research training directly related to the PhD project. If you have alternative qualifications, your application will be considered on merit. Appropriate research and previous experience will be taken into account.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time 2,215 (Credit) Home/EU 45 45 Months
MPhil (Res) Full-time 14,450 (Year 1) International 1 1 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time 7,225 (Year 1) International 45 45 Months
MPhil (Res) Full-time 4,525 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 1 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time 4,525 (Year 1) England 33 33 Months
MPhil (Res) Part-time 2,215 (Credit) Home/EU 2 2 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time 14,450 (Year 1) International 33 33 Months
MPhil (Res) Part-time 7,225 (Year 1) International 2 2 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time 4,525 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 33 33 Months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time 4,525 (Year 1) Scotland 33 33 Months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time 4,525 (Year 1) Wales 33 33 Months

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