University of Huddersfield

University of Huddersfield

Accelerator Science

This course gives training in the concepts and techniques of accelerator physics, so that when they graduate a student will be well matched to a post working with accelerators, at a large accelerator facility, or with an employer that uses accelerators, in an industry that builds accelerators or their components, or in further research.

Entry requirements

The course is suitable for students with a Bachelor�s degree in physics, or a similar subject, such as Mathematics or Engineering, who want to specialise in Accelerator Science. A good Honours degree is required, and for students whose 1st language is not English, an IELTS score of at least 6.5 in all sections.

Course modules

Modules include: Beam dynamics; electromagnetic fields for accelerators; control and diagnostics; beam interactions with matter; statistics for accelerators; research methods and communication.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a written dissertation, and a talk and poster.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,800 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 13,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Huddersfield Huddersfield HD1 3DH Yorkshire and the Humber

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