Taught course

Physics (Euromasters)

Institution
University of Kent · School of Physical Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

First or Second class honours degree in Physics, Chemistry or a cogent discipline is normally required.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The School of Physical Sciences offers a two-year Master’s degree in Physics in partnership with the South East Physics Network (SEPnet) which comprises the universities of Kent, Portsmouth, Queen Mary London, Royal Holloway London, Southampton, Surrey and Sussex.

The programme involves both a taught and research component.

In the first year, you will follow a taught Master’s course, which includes specialised research, and in the second year you will undertake an advanced research project with the option to change locations to a SEPnet partner university or research institution. This may include Cern, Switzerland, the UK’s Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, ISIS, Diamond or NPL. The School of Physical Sciences at Kent offers EuroMasters research strands in Atomic and Condensed Matter and Astrophysics.

The MSc in Physics (EuroMasters) is fully compatible with the European Credit Transfer Accumulation System across the European Union and other collaborating European countries, and qualifies students to pursue a PhD or a career in physics upon completion. It is also open to UK entrants.

Teaching and Assessment

An interim report, dissertation and presentations.

Information for international students

Please note that if you are required to meet an English language condition, we offer a number of pre-sessional courses in English for Academic Purposes through Kent International Pathways. See http://www.kent.ac.uk/international-pathways/

Fees and funding

Please visit our funding web pages for the most current opportunities and application details.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
School of Physical Sciences (subject enquiries)
Email
spsrecruit@kent.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1227 823759
Fax
+44 (0) 1227 827558