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Physics and Astrophysics with a Year in Industry MPhys

University of Sheffield

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  • Qualification

    Master of Physics - MPhys

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

This is a broad and intellectually stimulating degree that includes core physics knowledge and a thorough grounding in astrophysics. You'll study the workings of the universe, from the planets of our solar system to the most distant galaxies. You'll learn how to analyse astronomical data, draw conclusions and present results. You can spend time in the astronomy laboratory and use our robotic telescope to take your own data. In your final year, you'll complete a project in an area that interests you. Each year, one or two students on this course may be selected to spend their final year working at the Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes on La Palma. This provides experience of a working observatory and the chance to complete an extended research project.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 23,750per 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 Sheffield

  • University League Table

    28th

  • Campus address

    University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, Sheffield, S10 2TN, England

As a member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group, the university has a global reputation for research and teaching excellence.
Among the world's top 100 universities (QS World University Rankings 2020) Sheffield offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a wide range of subjects.
Located in the centre of the UK in a friendly and affordable city, the university has more than 29,000 students from over 150 different countries.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    33rd out of 49

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    153 66%

    25th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    35th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%

    19th

    9

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