Taught course

Particle Physics

Institution
University of Sheffield · Department of Physics
Qualifications
MSc(Res)

Entry requirements

A first-class undergraduate degree in physics or a related subject.

Months of entry

September

Course content

You will learn from researchers who were involved in the discovery of the Higgs boson, the third neutrino mixing angle, and gravitational waves.

You’ll be able to take part in front-line experiments at the LHC, in neutrino physics, in the search for dark matter, and in gravitational waves. You will develop the skills to make new discoveries at the frontiers of physics.

Teaching

One-year individual programme of research.

Taught material is complemented by a 12-month research project in one of our world-leading research groups.

Depending on the subject of your project, it may be possible for you to complete your research at a laboratory outside the University of Sheffield – for example, at CERN.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
postgrad-physics@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 3789