University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Advanced Physics

The course gives students the opportunity to explore and master theoretical, computational and experimental physics skills with wide application.

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in physics or a related subject. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

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 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
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 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 - 18 months

Campus details

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

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Key information

Contact: 
Department of Physics
Telephone number: 
01415 483362