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Mathematics and Physics (with placement year) MPhys

Loughborough University

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  • Qualification

    Master of Physics - MPhys

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

Our MPhys Mathematics and Physics degree is ideal for those looking to combine the logic and proof of mathematics with the profound insights into the physical world offered by the study of physics.There is a profound connection between physics and mathematics. It is not simply that mathematics is a useful tool, but as put by Galileo Galilei: "The book of nature is written in the language of mathematics.”Our MPhys (Hons) Mathematics and Physics degree gives you the opportunity to learn and think as both physicist and mathematician, providing an appreciation of the world around us through a deeper understanding of both disciplines.This stimulating Mathematics and Physics degree enables you to gain a deep understanding of physical phenomena combined with the rigour necessary to appreciate the mathematical foundations that underpin our physical theories. Over the three years of study you will take modules in such areas as symmetry, conservation laws, electromagnetism, relativity, condensed matter physics, quantum physics and the physics of materials.In addition to the core physics programme you will take additional modules in pure and applied mathematics. The final year of the MPhys includes advanced physics and pure mathematics modules as well as a substantial research project on mathematical physics.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 23,100per year

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

University information

Loughborough University

  • University League Table

    6th

  • Campus address

    Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, England

The university's two campuses are located in different parts of the UK and near to airports making it easier to explore more of Europe.
The university is home to over 21,500 students and staff from more than 130 different countries.
Loughborough University has been in the Complete University Guide’s top 10 for five years in a row.

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  • Student satisfaction

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    4.36 87%

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