Research course

Physics

Institution
Royal Holloway, University of London · Department of Physics
Qualifications
MSc by research

Entry requirements

A 2:1 in Physics or a related subject such as Chemistry, Mathematics, Materials, Electronics or Engineering.

We will consider a high 2:2 or relevant work experience. Candidates with professional qualifications in an associated area may be considered. Where a ‘good 2:2’ is considered, we would normally define this as reflecting a profile of 57% or above.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our MSc Physics by Research course is ideal both for graduates who would like to undertake original research without committing themselves to a three-year PhD, and for students who want to gain a research-based Masters before embarking on their PhD.

The Department of Physics is known internationally for its top-class research. Our staff carry out research at the cutting edge of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Experimental Quantum Computing, Quantum Matter at Low Temperatures, Theoretical Physics, Dark Matter, Particle Physics and Biophysics, as well as other areas. Together they form a vibrant, intrernational community dedicated to collaborative research that has a global impact.

Royal Holloway's Physics Department has strong links with leading international facilities, including Rutherford Appleton and the National Physical Laboratory, Oxford Instruments, SNOLAB, CERN, ISIS and Diamond.

Our Masters courses are taught in collaboration with other University of London Colleges, providing you with a wide range of options.

Qualification and course duration

MSc by research

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Administrator
Email
physics@royalholloway.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1784 276265