Research course

Physics

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics
Qualifications
MRes

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in:

  • physics
  • mathematics
  • electrical or electronic engineering
  • a related subject such as mechanical engineering, computer science or chemistry

For the Physics (Experimental), MRes you should demonstrate a strong grasp of solid-state physics and/or relevant experience of experimental physics.

For the Physics (Theoretical), MRes you should demonstrate a strong grasp of theoretical physics and/or scientific computing.

We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have non-standard qualifications and significant, relevant industry experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our Physics MRes gives you advanced research skills and knowledge in physics and prepares you for a PhD or a career in a commercial research and development (R&D) environment.

Our Physics MRes gives you:

  • advanced research skills and knowledge in physics
  • problem-solving skills
  • quantitative analysis knowledge.

You'll be suitable for the programme if you have a BSc in physics, or a closely related subject such as mathematics, chemistry or engineering.

A major part of the programme is to work within a research group. You'll employ modern techniques and equipment to tackle a problem of fundamental or technological importance.

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Information for international students

Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills).

If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English course.

Fees and funding

See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information. (https://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/degrees/4866f/#fees-and-funding)

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Secretary
Email
maths.physics@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 6960