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Lattice Gauge Theory

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - 'Welsh University of the Year 2017' (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017). Swansea is a research led University to which the Physics department makes a significant contribution, meaning that students will benefit from the knowledge and skills of internationally renowned academics. The atomic, molecular and quantum physics group comprises academic staff, postdoctoral officers and postgraduate research students. Its work is supported by grants from EPSRC, the EU, The Royal Society, the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales and various industrial and government sources. There are 2 main fields of research: Atomic, molecular and laser physics; nanoscale physics. The particle physics theory group has 14 members of staff, in addition to postdoctoral officers and research students. It is the 4th largest particle physics theory group in the UK, and is supported mainly by STFC, but also has grants from EPSRC, the EU, Royal Society and Leverhulme Trust. The group recently expanded by hiring 2 theoretical cosmologists. There are 5 main fields of research: Quantum field theory; strings; lattice field theory; beyond the standard model physics; theoretical cosmology.

Assessment methods

The first part shall take the form of a thesis embodying the methods and results of the research project. All theses should be presented in accordance with the University's Guide to the Submission and Presentation of a Thesis for Research Students. The second part shall take the form of an oral examination (viva voce).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time October 2017 GBP 4,195 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years
MSc (Res) Full-time January 2018 GBP 17,350 (Year 1) International 1 Years
MSc (Res) Full-time January 2018 GBP 4,195 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years
MSc (Res) Part-time October 2017 GBP 8,650 (Year 1) International 2 Years
MSc (Res) Part-time October 2017 GBP 2,097 (Year 1) Home/EU 2 Years
MSc (Res) Part-time January 2018 GBP 8,650 (Year 1) International 2 Years
MSc (Res) Part-time January 2018 GBP 2,097 (Year 1) Home/EU 2 Years
MSc (Res) Full-time October 2017 GBP 17,350 (Year 1) International 1 Years

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