Taught course

Particle Physics

Institution
University of Sussex · Physics and Astronomy
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

An upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above in a physics- or mathematics-based subject.

Candidates should have a strong background in modern physics subjects such as quantum mechanics and electrodynamics. Those requesting experimental projects must have laboratory experience, and evidence must be supplied, usually in the form of a reference, of competence in the laboratory.

If you are a non-EEA or Swiss national we must receive your application by 1 August because you will need to obtain clearance by the UK Government Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) for this degree. Find out more about ATAS.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Explore modern experimental and theoretical particle physics.

This course – delivered by our expert faculty – gives you a sound footing for further studies in this field. You can take this MSc in an experimental or theoretical mode.

Information for international students

Please visit: International qualifications for Masters courses or Fees and Scholarships.

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Please visit our website for latest fees information: https://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/masters/2017/mathematical-and-physical-sciences/particle-physics-msc

The University of Sussex aims to attract the most talented students to postgraduate study. For full details of our scholarships please visit: Masters Scholarships

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations33
Written coursework / continuous assessment33
Dissertation34 (20000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Student Recruitment Services
Email
msc@physics.sussex.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1273 873254