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We’re one of the most respected centres for Physics teaching and research in the UK, ranked in the top 5 by the Guardian 2018 League Table.

MSc Physics (Euromasters)

  • Two year Msc in any research area
  • Part of the South East Physics Network Partnership
  • First year consists of mainly taught courses from the list in the fourth tab.
  • Second research years can be at Royal Holloway or the Universities of Kent, Queen Mary, Southampton, Surrey or Sussex.

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Master of Research (MRes) in Physics

  • One-year Msc available in any research area
  • 75%: major project in one of the research areas of the Department
  • 25% : three closely related lecture courses from the list in the third tab.

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MSc Physics by Research 

  • One year MSc Available in any research area.
  • 100% extended research project

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Many students take this degree in order to get a taste of research without an initial commitment to a three-year PhD. However approximately 50 per cent follow on with a PhD. The Msc in Physics Research may also be taken by those qualified to BSc level who desire to progress to doctoral studies.

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