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  • Qualification

    Master in Physics (with Honours) - MPhys (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Overview

Put your passion for physics into practice, develop your research skills and deepen your knowledge on this MPhys (Hons) Physics integrated Master's degree course.

You'll further your understanding of all things physics, from quantum theory to cosmology. When you finish the course you can apply what you’ve learned in roles across various industries or go on to do a PhD.

As a supporter of the Institute of Physics Project Juno, we're committed to addressing the under-representation of women in physics and gender equality in higher education and research.

What you'll experience

On this course you'll:

  • Expand your knowledge of all aspects of physics, from the minutiae of quantum physics to the expanse of cosmology
  • Investigate new technologies and theories alongside the University's research teams
  • Use specialist scientific software, equipment and facilities to monitor and analyse the weather, pollutants and radiation levels
  • Get to grips with exciting technologies including Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE), Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) and Vibrating Sample Magnetometry (VSM)
  • Use LabVIEW software – the same software CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research) use to run the Large Hadron Collider particle accelerator
  • Visit companies such as BAE Systems, Airbus, QinetiQ and Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Attend a programme of guest lectures hosted by experts including speakers from the medical physics department at Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth
  • Study at a university where physics research was ranked in the top 10 nationally for quality of research outputs in the latest Government-backed REF (Research Excellence Framework)

Careers and opportunities

What can you do with a Physics degree?

After the course you could do further study or a PhD. Or you could apply your skills and knowledge in areas such as:

  • aerospace
  • energy
  • medical instrumentation
  • defence
  • IT
  • scientific journalism
  • finance

Whatever your career choice, our Careers and Employability service will help you to get where you want to be in your desired career. You'll get advice and support for up to 5 years after you leave the University, to ensure you get the most out of your burgeoning post-academic career.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,600per 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 Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 5,200 of the university's 29,000 students come from 150 countries around the world. The Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling in to the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    42nd out of 49 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    103 45%

    49th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    32nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    39th

    2

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