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About Nuclear & Particle Physics
Masters degrees in Nuclear & Particle Physics involve advanced study of matter at the atomic and sub-atomic levels, including analysis of the structure and behaviour of nuclei within atoms.
Related subjects include Theoretical Physics and Experimental Physics. Entry requirements typically include an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject such as Physics or Chemistry.
Since the discovery of gravity, the oldest known forcefield, physicists have been fascinated by the laws of nature governing the universe. Courses in this area encourage you to examine the smallest detectable particles that constitute matter and radiation, and explain the fundamental interactions behind their behaviour.
From elementary particles to the formation and evolution of the Solar System, stars, and galaxies, you will analyse a range of theories and methodologies that have developed and adapted over time to explain these phenomena. This could include using a combination of mathematical methods, computer modelling tools and experimental equipment.
Expertise in this field is fundamental across a range of industries, and careers are very broad. You may be employed in environmental conservation, medicine, pharmacology and aerospace engineering.
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The Masters in Physics. Nuclear Technology provides an understanding of the application of nuclear processes and technology to energy generation, medical physics and environmental monitoring, and at a level appropriate for a professional physicist. Read more
The Physics MSc will give you experience in conducting complex research tasks in the rapidly developing and exciting fields of particle physics and cosmology, experimental biophysics and nanotechnology, and the theory and simulation of condensed matter. Read more
This Physics Graduate Diploma is designed both for physics graduates who are looking to consolidate and expand their understanding of physics, and for graduates from other disciplines such as mathematics or chemistry to introduce them to the main areas of the subject. Read more
The field of experimental physics offers unique scientific and technological challenges. As a student in the Master’s degree programme in Experimental Physics you will learn about the fundamental scientific theories that describe the world around us. Read more
Our MSc Physics by Research course is ideal both for graduates who would like to undertake original research without committing themselves to a three-year PhD, and for students who want to gain a research-based Masters before embarking on their PhD. Read more
This MSc provides students with the skills, knowledge and research ability for a career in physics. The programme is designed to satisfy the need, both nationally and internationally, for well-qualified postgraduates who will be able to respond to the challenges that arise from future developments in this field. Read more
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