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.

Entry requirements

MSc: 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree in Physics or a related subject. PgDip: Honours degree in physical science or a related subject. Other qualifications may be considered. English language: IELTS 6.0 is required for all non-English speakers.

Course modules

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; experimental quantum and atom optics; advanced topics in photonics: ultrafast physics and plasmas; 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; optical communication (photonic systems); control principles; learning and teaching.

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 2016 GBP 17,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,500 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 21 months

Campus details

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

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