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  Physics (By research) - MSc


Lancaster University    Department of Physics

Full time & Part time See Course MSc, MRes, Other Full time 12 months, Part time 12 months
Physics (29)

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Unleash your potential with the MSc in Physics (By Research) programme. This dynamic course offers you the flexibility to kickstart your academic journey at your convenience, under the guidance of a dedicated supervisor. Through an independent research project, you will hone your skills for future doctoral pursuits or high-level research roles in various sectors. Whether you prefer an academic or industry setting, this programme caters to your needs. The structured induction period ensures a seamless transition into your research, culminating in a comprehensive dissertation and viva examination. Benefit from our Research Groups, where you can delve into diverse research projects and collaborate with experienced supervisors. To qualify, a 2:1 Hons degree in Physics or a related field is required, with exceptions considered for non-traditional applicants. Join us and elevate your research capabilities to new heights.

About the course

You can begin this programme at any time of the academic year, as agreed with your supervisor. You will define and manage an independent research project which will equip you for more sustained and original work at the doctoral level, or for advanced level applied research positions in a range of organisations.

The programme is flexible to support learning in a variety of educational and practical research contexts: either on campus or in industry.

There is a period of induction with a project supervisor where you will complete a learning plan and assess your research training development needs.

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Entry Requirements

2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in Physics or a relevant subject.

We may also consider non-standard applicants, please contact us for information.

If you have studied outside of the UK, we would advise you to check our list of international qualifications before submitting your application.


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