A bachelor degree with 2:1 (hons) or equivalent qualification in physics or a related subject (such as engineering, chemistry, geophysics, natural sciences, or mathematics).
A bachelor degree with 2:2 (hons) in physics may be considered, dependent on transcript.
We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications. For more information please contact the School of Physics and Astronomy Admissions Team.
Months of entry
Our Physics MSc is highly flexible, giving you the opportunity to structure your course to meet your individual career aspirations.
The course gives you the opportunity to broaden and deepen your knowledge and skills in physics, at the forefront of research in the area. This will help to prepare you to progress to PhD study, or to work in an industrial or other business related area.
A key feature of the course is that you can choose to study a wide range of optional modules or focus on a particular area of research expertise according to your interests and future career aspirations.
Under the umbrella of an MSc in physics, you can specialise in astrophysics, bionanophysics, soft matter physics, condensed matter physics, quantum technology, optical materials or medical imaging. Or you can take a diverse range of modules to suit your interests and keep their options open.
Information for international students
IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component. For other English qualifications, read English language equivalent qualifications. If English is not your first language, you may be able to take a pre-sessional course before you begin your studies
Fees and funding
Please see the scholarship search for potential funding assistance.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions