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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Mile End

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Deepen your understanding of the physical properties of solids and liquids and learn to predict how they behave, including nanoscale and functional materials, with this highly regarded MSc. You’ll gain a complete specialist overview of the field and work at the forefront of research, launching you on your way to becoming a future physics pioneer.

  • Broad choice of modules, including modules from other University of London institutions
  • Learn how to use mathematical analysis to model physical behaviour
  • Develop specialist research skills – excellent preparation for a PhD
  • Work with our high-profile staff in the Condensed Matter and Materials Physics research group
  • Study in one of the UK’s top-rated Schools: we’re joint first in London for physics (REF 2014)


  • Equipment for the production of nanotubes and functionalised fullerines
  • Laser ablation facilities to produce nanoparticles
  • Super-fast research networks and worldwide grid computing facilities, such as MidPlus and GridPP
  • Experimental facilities, such as clean rooms, workshops and laboratories
  • An advanced Renishaw inVia Raman confocal microscope
  • Materials Research Institute (MRI) laboratories

Career paths

Our researchers work closely with leading research groups around the world and we have a track record in preparing students for PhD places at these institutions. On this MSc, you’ll be given a comprehensive training in research methods, substantial independent project work and access to the expertise of the department.

The high level of mathematics covered in the course will also prepare you for a career in a range of other industries where these skills are in high demand, such as finance.

Recent graduates of our MSc programmes have gone on to PhD studies and positions such as:

  • Business and data analyst
  • Consultant
  • Data scientist
  • Programming analyst.

Tuition fees

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University information

Queen Mary University of London

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  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary students can enjoy the security and friendliness of a campus, with guaranteed first-year accommodation, in one of the world’s most exciting cities.
Queen Mary is a truly global university. It has students and staff from over 160 countries, and has sites in London, China, Malta and Paris.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    36th out of 49

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    142 62%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%


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