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Entry requirements

First or upper second class honours degree in Physics or a closely related subject, or equivalent experience.

Months of entry


Course content

Physics is a fundamental science which underpins our understanding of the world around us, from distant galaxies to the smallest particles. Physics challenges our thinking and changes our lives through developments in new technologies, healthcare and how we live.

The MSc Physics at Lincoln combines training in fundamental and applied physics balanced by an emphasis on personal and professional development. It aims to develop broad problem-solving skills, and includes a substantial research component.

The programme is structured around three core areas; students choose four taught modules designed to provide in-depth teaching of cutting-edge physics ideas, mathematical methods, and techniques; personal and professional development and entrepreneurial physics training; and an extended individual research project that begins in the second term and will be targeted to fit with students' ambitions for the future.

Information for international students

Overseas students will be required to demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in each element.

If you do not meet the above IELTS requirements, you may be able to take part in one of our Pre-session English and Academic Study Skills courses. These specialist courses are designed to help students meet the English language requirements for their intended programme of study:

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,700 (reduction with scholarships)
International students
£16,000 (reduction with scholarships)

There are scholarships available -

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Dr Matthew Watkins
(+44) 01522 835867