Taught course

Physics with Shock Physics

Institution
Imperial College London · Department of Physics
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Normally a first class honours degree in Physics or other physical science or engineering subject with a strong mathematical and theoretical content.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Shock Physics is the study of the behaviour of matter under extreme conditions, with applications from astronomy to aerospace to mining.

A stream of the MSc in Physics, students will also attend several compulsory lecture courses covering the basics and applications of shock physics, plus write a short report on a relevant topic. The course includes a substantial project element.

Fees and funding

There is no funding available to support students

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations25
Written coursework / continuous assessment10
Dissertation65 (20000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Dr William (Bill) Proud
Email
wproud@imperial.ac.uk
Phone
+ 44 (0)20 7594 5898