Taught course

Physics with Education

University of Sussex · School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences

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Entry requirements

You should normally have a lower second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree.

Your qualification should be in a physics-, mathematics- or astronomy-based subject. Other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis but you are generally expected to have a significant mathematical or physical background, including calculus, differential equations, mechanics, electrodynamics and quantum mechanics. You should normally have some experience of teaching at a higher education institution or have an interest in this area. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

Months of entry


Course content

Study physics or astronomy at an advanced level as well as undertaking research in physics education.
If you have an interest in higher education physics teaching, this course is for you. The course is for graduates with a physics- or applied mathematics-based degree with substantial physics component.
The Department is a founder member of SEPnet, the South East Physics Network of physics departments. SEPnet supports vital research, teaching and development in the South East.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

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