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    PhD

    The Institute offers higher degree programmes at PhD level. The majority of students will follow a three-year full-time route leading to the award of PhD. Studentships are generally funded by either the Science and Technology Facilities Council, or internally from our own research funds. We currently take in four to five new students per year. Entry requirements: successful applicants need to have gained a first class or upper second honours degree in an appropriate subject, e.g. physics, astronomy, mathematics. To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by February 16th 2014. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

    Application procedure: Applications can be made by filling in the online application form or sending us the completed doc.png microsoft word application form.

    For a list of PhD projects on offer, please click here.

    For more details on our PhD study programme, please click here.

    Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Salaris or by post to:

    Professor M. Salaris,
    Astrophysics Research Institute,
    Liverpool John Moores University,
    IC2 Building, Liverpool Science Park,
    146 Brownlow Hill,
    Liverpool L3 5RF
    United Kingdom

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