The course gives you the opportunity to explore and master a wide range of applied physics skills. It also teaches you transferable, problem-solving and numeracy skills that are widely sought after across the commercial sector.
Two semesters of taught classes are made up of compulsory and optional modules. MSc students also undertake a three-month research project. You can choose classes relevant to your career interests from a wide range of topics including: high-power microwave technology; laser-based particle acceleration and enabled applications; physics and the life sciences; materials and solid state physics; photonics; quantum optics and quantum information technology.
You can exit at the end of 9 months with PgDip Applied Physics.
First or second-class Honours degree in Physics or a related subject.
Faculty of Science