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MSc by Research Projects


The MSc by Research degree emphasises training and original research on a specialised project. These are in similar areas to PhD projects, but must be completed within 12 months and so are more focused.

Applications for the MSc by Research degree can be made at any time with several start dates throughout the year.

Research areas and potential supervisors

The research undertaken in the department covers the 6 broad areas below, which are described in more detail on the research group web page. You should first identify a research area which interests you. Potential supervisors for MSc by Research projects can be found below and can be contacted directly to discuss projects.

Astronomy and Astrophysics


Pier-Emmanuel Tremblay

David Armstrong