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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Stag Hill

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Why choose this course

Physics is simply the study of nature. It aspires to give us answers to the questions that cry out for explanation. Our MSc in Physics allows you to explore and expand our understanding of the world, equipping you to address the challenges our society faces.

Our Department of Physics is home to inspirational research activity and excellent teaching. Our research spans the breadth of modern physics and is supported by advanced facilities.

We collaborate with a variety of partners across academia, public life and industry, including the National Physical Laboratory.

What you will study

Our MSc in Physics is a flexible course, allowing you to tailor your studies by selecting modules from a wide range of fundamental and applied physics topics. The application-focused modules are co-taught by practitioners in public service and industry to ensure students gain workplace-relevant insight.

An 11-week dissertation project will give you the opportunity to apply your new knowledge and skills to a project relevant to pioneering research. Many of these are undertaken in collaboration with leading industry partners.

Careers and graduate prospects

We offer careers information, advice and guidance to all students whilst studying with us, which is extended to our alumni for three years after leaving the University. Our graduates have lifetime access to Surrey Pathfinder, our online portal for appointment and events bookings, jobs, placements and interactive development tools.

As a graduate of this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge to work in a range of sectors on an international scale, including the nuclear and medical sectors, and higher education.

Application deadline

22 July 2022

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 22,400per year

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

University information

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University of Surrey

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

    University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH, England

37% of the university’s student population is from outside the UK – the University of Surrey is truly a global community.
The university has 140 nationalities in its international community.
Surrey has over 90 university partners across the world and works with a large network of education agents in other countries.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 50 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    140 62%

    32nd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    11th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    27th

    4

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