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Physics

Swansea is a research led University to which the department makes a significant contribution, meaning that postgraduate students will benefit from the knowledge and skills of internationally renowned academics. The 2 main research groups within the Department of Physics currently focus on the following areas of research: Atomic, molecular and quantum physics group: Fundamental atomic physics; condensed matter and material physics; analytical laser spectroscopy. Particle physics theory group: String theory, quantum gravity and the AdS/CFT correspondence; lattice gauge theories, QCD; supersymmetric field theory, perturbative gauge theory; field theory in curved spacetime; physics beyond the standard model.

Assessment methods

A thesis of no more than 100,000 words is submitted, which demonstrates original research that contributes significantly to the subject area, and assessment in the form of an oral examination (viva).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time January 2018 GBP 8,650 (Year 1) International 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time January 2018 GBP 2,097 (Year 1) Home/EU 6 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time January 2018 GBP 17,350 (Year 1) International 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time January 2018 GBP 4,195 (Year 1) Home/EU 2 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time January 2018 GBP 17,350 (Year 1) International 3 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time October 2017 GBP 17,350 (Year 1) International 2 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time January 2018 GBP 4,195 (Year 1) Home/EU 3 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time October 2017 GBP 4,195 (Year 1) Home/EU 2 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time October 2017 GBP 8,650 (Year 1) International 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time October 2017 GBP 2,097 (Year 1) Home/EU 6 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time October 2017 GBP 8,650 (Credit) International 4 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time October 2017 GBP 2,097 (Year 1) Home/EU 4 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time October 2017 GBP 17,350 (Year 1) International 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time October 2017 GBP 4,195 (Year 1) Home/EU 3 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time January 2018 GBP 8,650 (Year 1) International 4 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time January 2018 GBP 2,097 (Year 1) Home/EU 4 Years

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