University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Physics (Global Security)

This course provides an understanding of the principles and methods of modern physics, with particular emphasis on their application to interdisciplinary challenges in the area of global security, and at a level appropriate for a professional physicist.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree in Physics or a related subject. International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Master's courses.

Course modules

Advanced data analysis; detection and analysis of ionising radiation; problem-solving workshop; research skills; extended project.; advanced electromagnetic theory; advanced physics laboratory; applied optics; detectors and imaging; environmental radioactivity; nuclear power reactors; quantum information; statistical mechanics.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,800 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 18,200 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 6,800 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

Key information

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