Taught course

Physics

Institution
King's College London · Department of Physics
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

2:1 in a BSc Physics degree. Alternatively, a 2:1 in a degree subject related to Physics will be considered on a case by case basis.

Months of entry

September

Course content

PURPOSE
The MSc programme provides experience of research in rapidly developing areas of Physics and related disciplines. Provides experience of the planning, administration, execution and dissemination of research, and equips students with the background knowledge and transferable and generic skills required to become an effective researcher.


DESCRIPTION
The programme consists of taught components combining specialised taught material in current areas of Physics and related disciplines, general research techniques, transferable skills and specialised research techniques together with a major research project. The project starts in January carrying through to the end of the programme. Experts in the chosen field will act as project supervisors.

The programme is run by the Department of Physics with some modules provided by the Department of Mathematics, the Randall Division of Cell and Molecular Biophysics and other University of London Colleges.

Topics include: nanotechnology, biophysics, photonics, cosmology and particle physics.

Information for international students

For those students whose first language is not English, please view our English Language requirements: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/graduate/apply/lang.html

Fees and funding

Self funded.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts & Sciences Admissions (CASA)
Email
nms-pgadmissions@kcl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 20 7848 2574 / 7210
Fax
+44 (0) 20 7848 7200