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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Mile End

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Work at the forefront of research in theoretical physics and answer some of the deepest questions about the nature of the world around us. This MSc gives you a complete specialist overview of key topics and is taught by some of the UK’s leading string theorists from Queen Mary’s Centre for Research into String Theory.

  • Broad choice of modules, including modules from other University of London institutions
  • Gain expertise in advanced mathematical techniques and their application to theoretical physics
  • Develop specialist research skills – excellent preparation for a PhD
  • Study in one of the UK’s top-rated Schools: we’re joint first in London for physics (REF 2014)
  • The expertise you’ll gain on this programme will help to make you a future physics pioneer

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

Our theoretical physics researchers work closely with leading research groups around the world and we have a track record in preparing students for PhD places at these institutions.

You’ll gain a wide range of transferable skills. The high level of mathematics covered in the course will also prepare you for a career in a range of other industries where these skills are in high demand, such as finance.

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.

Application deadline

09 September 2022

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 25,150per year

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

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 is truly inclusive, with 170 nationalities represented on its campuses.
Queen Mary students can enjoy the security and friendliness of campus life while living in one of the world’s most exciting cities.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with its academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    36th out of 49 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    136 59%

    35th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71.0 71%

    37th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.78 76%

    40th

    6

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