Taught course

Physics

Institution
Cardiff University · Cardiff School of Physics and Astronomy
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

For entry requirements for this course, please visit our website

Months of entry

September

Course content

Taught topics reflect our research expertise in Quantum Physics, Photonics, Theoretical and Computational analysis, Sensors and Materials as well as Astrophysics.

Our MSc in Physics is a full-time degree which aims to provide comprehensive general, transferable and specialist skills training and hands-on experience. On the course, you will cover theoretical and experimental physics along with advanced areas of application. We encourage you to develop critical awareness of current research problems and new insights at the forefront of physics. We will also discuss the context of the modern physicist and safety, ethical, environmental and social issues in a working environment.

On completing the course, you should possess the knowledge and skills required to pursue a career in academic research, physical science industrial practice, research and development, or in other highly-skilled numerate careers.

Distinctive features

The MSc programme is both research-lead and research-informed:

  • Taught modules delivered by world-class researchers.
  • Experimental and theoretical summer research projects based either at our excellent research facilities or in placement with one of our industrial partners.
  • Innovative course design with dedicated teaching and learning support delivered by our specialist Teaching and Scholarship team.
  • The option to tailor the course to your interests with our broad range of optional modules.

Fees and funding

UK students
For tuition fee information, please visit our website.
International students
For tuition fee information, please visit our website.

If you’re a home-fee paying student, you can apply for a £3,000 Master’s Excellence Scholarship from Cardiff University to help cover the cost of this programme.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Student Recruitment Enquiries
Email
enquiry@cardiff.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)29 2087 4455