Apart from specific calls with different deadlines, applications open normally in October at the start of each academic year and continue throughout the year. A shortlist of candidates will be selected and invited for interview after which offers of studentships will be made. For 2019 entry the following dates apply:
We also welcome late applications April - September in case additional studentships may become available, and for students with their own funding, however, all applicants are encouraged to apply early.
The applications process is online and can be found here.
Please use the link for Full Time research degrees. You will be asked to enter your information and will have the opportunity to upload supporting material including:
Further information including guidance notes can be found here. If necessary you can save the information and continue the application at a later time.
For "Research Group" please enter "Experimental Particle Physics". You do not need to submit a detailed research proposal, or to name a specific supervisor, however if you have a strong wish to participate in a particular project, or to work with a particular supervisor please indicate this on the application form. If the studentship you are applying for has a defined experiment and/or research project, please indicate so on the form. Selected candidates will be invited for interview and an opportunity to meet the group and view our facilities.
Regarding references you will need to upload a Word document with the wording ‘references will be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org’. Also, please make sure you give your referees this email address for them to send your references. Once the Admissions office receives them, they will upload the references to your online application.
Students are primarily funded by studentships from the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC). In addition to these Queen Mary London might also offer a small number of college studentships to international or UK applicants. The funding profile of our available PhD places is usually not finalised until January.
Applicants are advised to check the detailed criteria from the STFC website. EU nationals who have not been resident in the UK are eligible for a tuition-fees only award from STFC;
The CONACYT scholarship programme sends Mexican students to study for PhDs in science and technology at top universities around the world. There are currently 2 PPRC students funded through the programme and we welcome applications. For more details see link and contact us directly at the addresses below for more information and to discuss possible projects. We will endeavour to help potential candidates prepare competitive research proposals.
HEC connects gifted students and faculty with the best research universities in the world through its much sought-after international scholarship program.
Candidates from any of the Islamic Development Bank’s 57 member countries will be eligible to apply for these prestigious QMUL-IDB scholarships, which will provide full overseas tuition fees and allowances to meet living costs, health insurance, and airfares, as well as a dedicated research allowance, for up to four years.
School of Physics and Astronomy
Queen Mary, University of London
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