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6th in the UK for Physics and Astronomy, The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020

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Physics MSc

Broaden and deepen your knowledge and skills in physics

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Masters courses

Masters courses

A Masters degree can really help you to stand out in today’s competitive job market. Our Physics MSc will equip you not only with expert subject knowledge, but with important professional and transferable skills that employers are looking for.

You’ll be directly engaged in research through substantial individual and team-based project work when you may benefit from accessing our specialist facilities.

Start your course in September 2020 or January 2021

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Start your course in September 2021

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Once you’ve graduated, you’ll be well placed to enter a senior role in industry. You might start a career with a small high-tech company looking to develop new markets or a large corporate organisation looking to manage growth. Physicists find employment in a variety of sectors such as aerospace, consumer electronics, energy and power, healthcare, IT and telecommunications.

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World Top 100 University

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Dr Adam Sweetman
Staff | Programme Manager: MSc Physics
"I am the leader of the high resolution scanning probe group at the School of Physics and Astronomy. I currently hold a Royal Society University Research Fellowship."

Exceptional student experience

You’ll join a friendly, supportive and diverse community of students and researchers who come from all over the world. You’ll be guided through your course by your personal tutor who’ll provide academic and pastoral support. Our student support team in the School helps with anything from academic advice to timetabling and project submission enquiries.

Find out more about our diverse student community from example profiles of our current students and alumni.