University of Surrey

University of Surrey


The 1st year of the programme comprises a selection of taught modules from the department�s existing module catalogue. In the 2nd year you will have the unique opportunity to pursue a supervised research project, following 2 modules in research skills and academic research and communication skills.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2.2 Honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in the physical sciences or in a relevant engineering discipline. For direct entry to the 2nd year, students are required to have achieved the equivalent of a Postgraduate Diploma in Physics (120 credits at Level M). Applicants with suitable industrial experience will also be considered. English language requirements: IELTS minimum overall, 6.5 (minimum by component 6.0).

Course modules

Year 1 modules (choose 8): Diagnostic applications of ionising radiation physics; environmental physics and environmental protection; extended group project; introduction to radiation biology; non-ionising radiation imaging; non linear physics; nuclear power and non-ionising radiation; radiation laboratory skills; radiation measurement; radiation physics; radiation protection; therapy physics; topics in theoretical physics. Year 2 modules: Academic research and communication skills; research project/euromasters dissertation; research skills.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include a combination of coursework and examinations, as well as an extended project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc (European) Full-time £ 4,900 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months
MSc (European) Full-time £ 12,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 24 months
MSc (European) Full-time £ 4,900 per Academic year (EU fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Surrey Guildford GU2 7XH South East

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