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  Applied Physics MSc/PgDip


University of Strathclyde    Department of Physics

Full time & Part time September MSc, PGDip MSc: 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time PgDip: 9 months full-time, 21 months part-time 08 September 2024
Engineering (12) Physics (29)

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Embark on a transformative journey with the Applied Physics MSc/PgDip programme at Strathclyde. This dynamic course equips you with a diverse skill set in applied physics, problem-solving, and numeracy highly valued in the commercial sector. Delve into cutting-edge topics such as high-power microwave technology, laser-based particle acceleration, and solid-state physics. Tailor your learning experience through a variety of optional modules and a hands-on research project. The programme is designed for graduates in physical sciences or engineering, offering a vocational pathway to enhance your professional abilities. Benefit from state-of-the-art facilities, including high-power laser research labs and advanced quantum optics facilities. Entry requirements include a minimum second-class Honours degree in physics or related fields, with options for engineering graduates to demonstrate relevant knowledge. Join a diverse cohort of students for a rich cultural learning experience and unlock a world of opportunities in the field of applied physics.

About the course

The course gives you the opportunity to explore and master a wide range of applied physics skills. It also teaches you transferable, problem-solving and numeracy skills that are widely sought after across the commercial sector.

On the MSc programme, you'll acquire:

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Entry Requirements

Minimum second-class Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in physics or a related subject, eg Engineering Physics, Chemistry, Material Science, Electrical & Electronic Engineering.

Applicants from an engineering discipline need to have had sufficient exposure to quantum mechanics and solid state physics, eg by semiconductor technology courses, or need to demonstrate that they can acquire the necessary background. Contact us about your case and the possibility of conversion courses.




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Scholarships

Scholarships of between £5,000 - £7,000 are available to new international students joining a postgraduate taught masters degree in the Faculty of Science in the 2024/2025 academic year.

Scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis to candidates who demonstrate excellent academic performance (current and/ or previously gained) and any relevant extra-curricular or professional experience.

Scholarships will be awarded on a rolling basis. Awards may be allocated early in the application cycle and so making an early application for admission is advised.

Please do not submit duplicate scholarship applications as all scholarship application forms submitted will remain under consideration until the deadline of 31 July 2024.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£5,000 - £7,000

Eligibility

In order to be considered for a Faculty of Science International Masters Scholarship, candidates must:

Be a new, international fee-paying student holding an offer of admission for a full-time, taught masters degree in the Faculty of Science for the 2024/2025 academic year.
Be self-funded. Students who receive full scholarships, for example from a government office or embassy, will not be eligible.

Application Procedure

A link to the scholarship application form will be included in an applicant’s offer of admission. Awards will be allocated from 17 January 2024.


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Scholarships of £1,400 are available to new students joining a postgraduate taught masters degree in the Faculty of Science in the 2024/2025 academic year.

Scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis to candidates who complete a scholarship application form and can demonstrate excellent academic performance (current and/ or previously gained) and any relevant extra-curricular or professional experience.

Scholarships will be awarded on a rolling basis. Awards may be allocated early in the application cycle and so making an early application for admission is advised.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£1,400

Eligibility

In order to be considered for a Faculty of Science Masters Scholarship for UK Fee-paying Students, candidates must:

Be a new student holding an offer of admission for a taught masters degree in the Faculty of Science for the 2024/2025 academic year.
Be eligible for tuition fees at the Home or RUK fee rate.

Application Procedure

A link to the scholarship application form will be included in an applicant’s offer of admission. Awards will be allocated from 17 January 2024.


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Scholarships of £6,000 are available to new international students joining a postgraduate taught masters degree in the Department of Physics in the 2024/2025 academic year.

All postgraduate taught masters offer holders in the Department of Physics who meet the eligibility criteria will receive the scholarship. No separate scholarship application is necessary.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£6,000

Eligibility

In order to be considered for a Faculty of Science International Masters Scholarship for Physics, candidates must:

Be a new, international fee-paying student holding an offer of admission by 31 July 2024, for a full-time, taught masters degree in the Department of Physics for the 2024/2025 academic year.
Be self-funded. Students who receive full scholarships, for example from a government office or embassy, will not be eligible.

Application Procedure

All postgraduate taught masters offer holders in the Department of Physics who meet the eligibility criteria will receive the scholarship. No separate scholarship application is necessary.

Awards will be allocated from 17 January 2024.


Find out more

Scholarships of £1,400 are available to new UK fee-paying students joining a postgraduate taught masters degree in the Department of Physics in the 2024/2025 academic year.

All postgraduate taught masters offer holders in the Department of Physics who meet the eligibility criteria will receive the scholarship. No separate scholarship application is necessary.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£1,400

Eligibility

In order to be considered for a Faculty of Science Masters Scholarship for Physics for UK Fee-Paying Students, candidates must:

Be a new, UK fee-paying student holding an offer of admission for a full-time, taught masters degree in the Department of Physics for the 2024/2025 academic year.
Be self-funded. Students who receive full scholarships, for example from a government office or embassy, will not be eligible.

Application Procedure

All postgraduate taught masters offer holders in the Department of Physics who meet the eligibility criteria will receive the scholarship. No separate scholarship application is necessary.

Awards will be allocated from 17 January 2024.


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