University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Advanced Physics

The course gives you the opportunity to explore and master theoretical, computational and experimental physics skills with wide application. Our four divisions - Nanoscience, Optics, Plasmas and the Institute of Photonics - all contribute research-based teaching expertise to the course. You can choose taught elements relevant to your career interests from a wide range of topics, including: theoretical and computational physics; quantum optics and quantum information; complexity science; physics and the life sciences; solid-state physics; plasma physics.

Course modules

Modules include: research skills; project training; project; introductory nanoscience; advanced nanoscience 1 (imaging and microscopy); advanced nanoscience 2 (solid state nanoscience); topics in photonics (laser and nonlinear optics); optical design; experimental quantum and atom optics; advanced topics in photonics (ultrafast physics and plasmas); device microfabrication (principle and practice); photonics materials and devices (topics in solid state physics); 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 electromagnetism and plasma physics.

Assessment methods

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

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
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 5,000 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