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MSc Physics (Theoretical, Particle and Condensed Matter pathways)


Course Description

Do you want to contribute to an area of cutting-edge research in an awe-inspiring subject? Do you want to delve deeper into advanced topics in physics or astronomy? Develop valuable new knowledge and skills? Prepare for a research career, or embark on a completely new path? Whatever your motivation, a postgraduate degree from the School of Physics and Astronomy can help you achieve your ambitions.

The MSc Physics is available in three different pathways: Particle Physic, Theoretical Physics and Condensed Matter Physics. The School of Physics and Astronomy also offers an MSc in Astrophysics and a PGCert in Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Programme outcomes

The aim of the programme is to deepen your understanding of contemporary theoretical physics, covering advanced concepts and techniques, leaving you well prepared for further doctoral level study and research. The programme will also enable you to develop skills transferable to a wide range of other careers.

This programme will:

Teach you the fundamental laws and physical principles, along with their applications, in your chosen area of physics.
Introduce you to research methodology, and how to manage your own research, making use of journal articles and other primary sources.
Allow you to communicate complex scientific ideas, concisely, accurately and informatively.
Instruct you how to use mathematical analysis to model physical behaviour and interpret the mathematical descriptions of physical phenomena.

Visit the MSc Physics (Theoretical, Particle and Condensed Matter pathways) page on the Queen Mary University of London website for more details!

Student Profiles
(Scholarship)

International Science and Engineering Excellence Awards - 20+ Awards

In recognition of the important investment that overseas students are making in their education, Queen Mary is pleased to offer International Science and Engineering Excellence Awards for 2014 entry. These awards are for the value of £5,000 per year and are designed to reward academic achievement and help attract the brightest and best students from overseas.International Science and Engineering Excellence Awards will be deducted directly from tuition fees payable to the College. They apply to all taught courses, both undergraduate and postgraduate, offered by the following Schools:School of Biological and Chemical Sciences
School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science
School of Engineering and Materials Science (excluding MSc Dental Materials (J5S9))
School of Physics and Astronomy

Value of Scholarship(s)

£5,000

Eligibility

To be eligible to receive an award of £5,000 per year, students must have achieved grades equivalent to a UK First Class Bachelors degree or overseas equivalent. For overseas equivalents please refer to the tables below.

Application Procedure

There is no need to complete a separate application form to be considered for an International Science and Engineering Excellence Award. Students will be considered for an award on the basis of the information they provide in their online application to Queen Mary.Successful candidates will be informed of their award via email notification directing them to the MySiS applicant portal by the Admissions Office.

Further Information

http://www.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/funding/funding_masters/scholarships/87096.html


(Scholarship)

Science and Engineering Taught Scholarships - 20+ Awards

The Faculty of Science and Engineering Scholarship is open to home (UK/EU) students only who gain/have gained a first class honours degree or equivalent.To be eligible for the £1,500 scholarship, you must have applied and been accepted for a standard fee masters programme within our Faculty of Science and Engineering for 2014/15 entry. To check which courses are eligible for the Scholarship (i.e. standard fee courses), please see our tuition fees pages.Part-time students will be eligible for 50% of the award; distance learning courses will not be included.You must not be in receipt of any other Queen Mary scholarship or full-fee scholarship from any other source.The scholarship award will be deducted from the tuition fees payable to the Queen Mary University of London. This is a partial award only and you must be able to finance the remainder of the tuition fees and living expenses yourself.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£1,500

Eligibility

The Faculty of Science and Engineering Scholarship is open to home (UK/EU) students only who gain/have gained a first class honours degree or equivalent.To be eligible for the £1,500 scholarship, you must have applied and been accepted for a standard fee masters programme within our Faculty of Science and Engineering for 2014/15 entry. To check which courses are eligible for the Scholarship (i.e. standard fee courses), please see our tuition fees pages. Part-time students will be eligible for 50% of the award; distance learning courses will not be included.

Application Procedure

You do not have to submit a separate application for this scholarship; you will be automatically considered at the point of offer.

Further Information

http://www.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/funding/funding_masters/49978.html



Entry Requirements

We expect students to have at least an upper second class degree in Physics or closely related discipline; in exceptional circumstances students may be admitted with a lower second class degree. Non-native English speaking applicants would have to achieve at least 6.5 IELTS score and the equivalent in the relevant TOEFL assessment.

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