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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Mile End

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Examine the fundamental properties of the universe with our Particle Physics MSc and gain a profound understanding of the world around us. You’ll be working at the frontier of a subject that has seen some of the 21st century’s greatest scientific discoveries.

  • Broad choice of modules, including modules from other University of London institutions
  • Gain specialist research skills by taking part in research at major international laboratories, including CERN, DESY, – excellent preparation for a PhD
  • Eligible for membership of the Royal Astronomical Society and use of their facilities
  • Study in one of the UK’s top-rated Schools: we’re joint first in London for physics (REF 2014)
  • Be taught by our distinguished international experts and have regular contact with them throughout the programme

Facilities

  • Leading research infrastructure at CERN and links with the Rutherford Appleton Laboratories
  • Mission data from Queen Mary collaborations such as Cassini, CLUSTER and the VISTA telescope
  • Our Astronomical Observatory
  • Super-fast research networks and worldwide grid computing facilities, such as MidPlus and GridPP
  • Experimental facilities, such as clean rooms, workshops and laboratories

Career paths

This MSc is great preparation for a PhD in particle physics. You’ll be given a comprehensive training in research methods, substantial independent project work and access to the expertise and culture of the department.

The wide range of transferable skills you will gain are, however, equally useful in boosting your future prospects or in another career, where physics graduates excel.

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.

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University information

Queen Mary University of London

  • University League Table

    35th

  • 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%

    33rd

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    25th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    42nd

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