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  • Qualification

    Master of Science (with Honours) - Msci (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

Our MSci course combines Bachelors and Masters' level physics modules so you can study more advanced areas of physics.You'll develop a deep understanding of fundamental physics, from astronomical phenomena to quantum mechanics. As the course progresses, you'll gain knowledge in classical physics plus advancements in modern physics.Physics at the University of Dundee has had a tremendous impact on the modern world. We paved the way for the creation of LCD screens in the 70s and 80s. More recently, we have helped to understand how extra-solar planets form, and helped build optical diagnostic devices for CERN.Much of what you learn will relate to research that our staff carry out in fields such as biophysics, advanced materials, and photonics.At Levels 4 and 5, you'll carry out a personal project involving practical experience in a research laboratory. For example, you could develop optical techniques to examine cancerous tissue. Or you may investigate the behaviour of positrons in materials to identify missing atom defects that degrade performance.Our high staff-to-student ratio fosters a friendly environment and approachable lecturers.Our Physics society runs regular social events. They have organised trips to CERN, Munich, and Amsterdam as well as the annual Physics Ball. You can meet with students from all year groups to help guide you through the more challenging aspects of the course.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

University of Dundee

  • University League Table

    28th

  • Campus address

    University of Dundee, Nethergate, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 4HN, Scotland

With over 16,000 students and 3,000 staff representing around 150 different countries across the world, the University of Dundee is a truly global institution.
Dundee offers a wide range of disciplines within a friendly and integrated community, to create a unique student experience.
A range of scholarships are available to help international students get the most from their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 50 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    171 76%

    13th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    11th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    44th

    13

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