University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Applied Physics

This course is suitable for those with a background in the physical sciences or engineering who want to enhance their future career options via a vocational degree in Physics, which includes hands-on experimental research experience on modern instrumentation or its theoretical/computational equivalent. On the programme you'll acquire: + in-depth knowledge of current and emerging theories, techniques and practices within the field of physics and the life sciences and the ability to apply these theories in a professional setting + problem-solving and high numeracy skills that are widely sought-after across the commercial sector skills required to use high-power microwave technology in an industrial environment + professional abilities in applying laser-based particle acceleration and enabled applications + in-depth knowledge of materials and solid state physics, photonics & quantum optics and quantum information technology

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Research skills; project training; project. Elective modules: Introductory nanoscience; advanced nanoscience 1: imaging and microscopy; advanced nanoscience 2: solid state nanoscience. Topics in photonics: laser and nonlinear optics; experimental quantum and atom optics; advanced topics in photonics: ultrafast physics and plasmas; photonics materials and devices; advanced photonics devices; theoretical quantum information; quantum optics; nonlinearity and open quantum systems; advanced topics in complex systems; advanced topics in theoretical physics; advanced topics in theoretical physics; advanced topics in electromagnetism and plasma physics; optical communication (photonic systems); control principles.

Assessment methods

The final assessment is based on performance in examinations, coursework, a research project and, if required, in an oral exam.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,000 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 18,000 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,000 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde G1 1XQ Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions - Physics
Telephone number: 
01415483362