Imperial College London

Imperial College London

Physics

This course offers a background in the subject area and includes study of advanced particle physics; astrophysics; atmospheric physics; biophysics of nerve cells and networks.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in a related subject; all applicants whose 1st language is not English require: GCSE, IGCSE, GCE O-level or equivalent at grade C; or Cambridge certificate of proficiency in English (CPE) at grade C; or IELTS score of 7.0 with a score of 6.5 or better in the written and speaking section; or TOEFL paper minimum score of 610 (test of written English (TWE) of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL computer minimum score of 250 (TWE of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL internet minimum score of 100 overall, including a minimum of 24 in the written section and a minimum of 22 in the speaking section.

Course modules

Modules include: Advanced classical physics; advanced mathematical techniques; research skills training; optional modules: advanced particle physics; astrophysics; atmospheric physics; biophysics of nerve cells and networks; computational physics; cosmology; device physics; dynamical systems and chaos; foundations of quantum mechanics; general relativity; group theory; instrumentation; lasers, optics and holography; laser technology; medical MRI and ultrasound; optical communications physics; plasma physics; quantum theory of matter; quantum field theory; quantum optics; space physics; statistical mechanics; unification; plus supervised project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on dissertation; viva voce.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 9,000 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 24,000 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
South Kensington Campus Kensington and Chelsea SW7 2AZ South East

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