Studies are carried out in the Departments of both Physics & Astronomy and Space & Climate Physics (the latter at the Mullard Space Science Laboratory, MSSL). Our research encompasses a wide range of topics including extrasolar planets, cosmology, star formation, galactic astrophysics, atmospheric physics, space-plasma physics, solar and solar-terrestrial physics, planetary sciences, galaxies and Active Galactic Nuclei, gamma-ray bursts, neutron stars, and neutrino astrophysics. Research ranges across observations, theory and instrument development.
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Learn about the PhD projects on offer in our department.
Links to further information with regard to postgraduate study within the Astrophysics Group and related departments, and funding.
Learn about UCL's additional funded PhD places through our Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in data intensive science (DIS).