Department of Physics and Astronomy

Choosing your Project

In order to get off to a flying start here at Sussex, please look at the Department’s research pages, and consider the area in which you would most like to undertake your project.

The complete list of MSc projects for 2022-23 can be found on the MSc Project List page. This page is also split by research area, and then by supervisor.

Please refer to this list of projects when deciding on suitable research and feel free to contact supervisors using their provided contact details to learn more about the projects.

MSc Physics and Astronomy Course Induction Talk

If you were unable to attend the MSc Course Induction Talk , a copy of the Welcome video can be viewed here

MSc Induction Projects

Experimental Particle Physics (EPP) Group

Theoretical Particle Physics (TPP) Projects

Quantum Technology (QT) Projects

Astronomy and Cosmology Projects

Nanomaterials and Energy Projects

Submitting Your Choices

Once you have made your selections, please complete the 22_23 MSc Project Choice Form with your first, second and third choices, and hand it in to the MPS School Office or email it to

Your project choice form should be emailed to the MPS School Office ( no later than Wednesday of Induction Week at 12:00 midday (unless you have already informed us of your late arrival at Sussex).

Once you have received e-mail confirmation of your project and your supervisor, you will need to choose your modules. Your modules are intented to support your project work, and will normally reflect your choice of project, so it is important that you agree your choices with your supervisor.

Department of Physics and Astronomy

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