Summer Research Placement 2 (F3236)

Level 6

Autumn teaching

This module provides you with an opportunity to work with one of the UK's leading researchers. Summer placements, usually funded by bursaries, are hosted by one of the internationally-leading research groups in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 1 hour of contact time and about 149 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2023/24. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to COVID-19, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: