Queen Mary University of London

Course Introduction

Research areas include: Cosmology; gravitation; relativistic astrophysics; black holes; planetary formation; astrophysical fluids; and accretion discs; formation and evolution of planets and planetary systems; solar and stellar physics; solar system bodies and dynamics; physical studies of asteroids; comets and Kuiper belt objects; long'term dynamics and orbital stability of meteoroids; asteroids; comets; natural satellites and planets; chaos in the solar system; resonance passage and tidal evolution; astrometric observations of planetary satellites; space and solar plasma physics; the structure of collisionless shocks; survey astronomy.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
6 years
Part Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

Qualifications required:

  • A relevant Honours degree.