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Gravity, Particles and Fields MSc


University of Nottingham School of Mathematical Sciences

Full time September MSc Full-time: 12 months

About the course

Are you are curious about how black holes behave? Are you are motivated to discover more about gravitation and quantum theory? This course will prepare you for a variety of research-intensive careers in mathematical physics.

Learn topics in general relativity, particle physics, cosmology and the early universe. There is particular focus on gravity, reflecting one of Nottingham's research strengths. You'll be taught by dedicated researchers from the School of Physics and Astronomy Particle Cosmology group. You will also receive some teaching from staff within the School of Mathematical Sciences Mathematical Physics research group, making the course a joint degree between the two schools.

Benefit from a year-long introduction to quantum field theory. This will enable

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Entry Requirements

2:1 in physics, mathematical physics or mathematics

Joint degrees containing substantial elements of physics or mathematics will also be considered.

Previous knowledge of mechanics, quantum mechanics, special relativity and methods of mathematical physics (all as taught typically at BSc level) is required.


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