PhD in Astronomy & Astrophysics at MSSL, UCL, UK

UCL's Department of Space and Climate Physics, (Mullard Space Science Laboratory- MSSL), is a world-leading research organisation and is the UK's largest university-based space research group. MSSL recruits several PhD students annually. The MSSL-UCL Astrophysics group welcomes applications from enthusiastic students. How to apply can be found here. We offer a variety of topics in astronomy and astrophysics, including compact objects (such as Black Hole, AGN, Neutron Star, GRB), galaxy formation and evolution, cosmology and computational astrophysics. 

Our first year research students' experiences can be found in our MSSL astro blog.

PhD Projects 2017

 These are potential PhD projects starting in 2017. Please feel free to contact us, and discuss the projects. Please also check Cosmoparticle projects whose studentships are supported by a new cosmoparticle initiative and co-supervised by our academic staff.