Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full time, 2 years part time
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Are you fascinated by the world of particle physics? Our MSc in Particle Physics at Sussex University is the perfect programme to deepen your understanding and prepare you for further studies or a career in this exciting field. Delivered by our expert faculty, this course offers both experimental and theoretical focuses, allowing you to explore subjects like space, time, matter, and data-intensive science. With a strong emphasis on research, you'll have the opportunity to work on projects that could be published in prestigious journals. To join this programme, a 2.1 undergraduate honours degree in physics or mathematics is preferred, but other qualifications and experience may also be considered.

About the course

This course – delivered by our expert faculty – gives you a sound footing for further studies in this field.

Our research lies at the forefront of fundamental physics, and this MSc allows you to explore modern experimental and theoretical particle physics. You can choose to take an experimental or theoretical focus, through subjects such as:

  • the theoretical understanding of space, time and matter
  • analysing the results of world-leading particle physics experiments
  • data-intensive science and machine learning.

The Department is a founder member of SEPnet, the South East Physics Network of physics departments, which supports vital research, teaching and development in the South East.

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Entry Requirements

You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above.

Your qualification should be in a physics- or mathematics-based subject including a strong background in modern physics subject such as quantum mechanics and electrodynamics. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.


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