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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Sussex

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21, 03-JAN-22

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

Explore the extragalactic with our world-leading faculty. Our research interests focus on:

  • testing cosmological models
  • physics of the early universe
  • large-scale structure: galaxy surveys and numerical simulations
  • very high-redshift galaxies and reionisation
  • galaxy formation and evolution.

Supercomputers and overseas telescopes – whether you’re a theoretical astronomer or work on an observational project, you’ll have access to world-leading facilities, international collaborations and a full combination of theoretical, numerical and observational techniques.

For a PhD, your research work makes a substantial original contribution to knowledge or understanding in your chosen field.

Tuition fees

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£ 22,500per year

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University information

University of Sussex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Situated on the sunny South Coast, the iconic city of Brighton is only one hour from London with excellent travel links to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
The sector leading business school offers a complete understanding of management, owing to Sussex’s interest in policy and expertise in science and technology.
One of the most international universities in the UK, Sussex welcomes students to join its friendly community of 150+ nationalities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 50 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    147 65%

    29th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    94.0 94%

    4th

    26
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    39th

    15

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