University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Particle Physics

You will learn from researchers who were part of the discoveries of the Higgs boson, the third neutrino mixing angle, and gravitational waves. You'll be able to take part in front-line experiments at the LHC, in neutrino physics, in the search for dark matter, and in gravitational waves. You will develop the skills to make new discoveries at the frontiers of physics.

Course modules

Core modules Further Quantum Mechanics Advanced Electromagnetism Dark Matter and the Universe The Development of Particle Physics Research Skills in Physics Research Project in Physics - this accounts for half of your final grade Examples of optional modules Advanced Particle Physics Introduction to General Relativity Particle Astrophysics Advanced Quantum Mechanics Physics in an Enterprise Culture Semiconductor Physics and Technology Statistical Physics

Assessment methods

Assessment includes: a project report, literature review, oral presentations, including a viva, formal examinations and short reports and essays.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2018 - 1 Years

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