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Gravity, Particles and Fields MSc

University of Nottingham

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

This course will prepare you for a variety of research-intensive careers in mathematical physics. Learn topics in general relativity, particle physics, cosmology and the early universe. There is particular focus on gravity, reflecting one of Nottingham's research strengths. You'll be taught by dedicated researchers from the School of Physics and Astronomy Particle Cosmology group. You will also receive some teaching from staff within the School of Mathematical Sciences Mathematical Physics research group, making the course a joint degree between the two schools.

Benefit from a year-long introduction to quantum field theory. This will enable you to gather your own data and insights and learn to analyse and evaluate the results. A highlight of the masters is the research dissertation which allows you to develop your interests and expertise in a specific topic.

Develop transferable skills, such as: logical reasoning and analysis, communicating with clarity, presenting your work. Many graduates pursue a PhD or take up roles in engineering, industry and technology.

Tuition fees

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£ 21,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    24th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 50 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    165 73%

    20th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84.0 84%

    29th

    17
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    30th

    8

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