University of York

University of York

Physics (by research)

Students work full time on their own research project, backed-up by a small number of taught courses and participation in the S.I.E.S.T.A. graduate seminar programme and the skills development programme. Students can, subject to funding and available supervision, transfer to a PhD at the end of the MSc programme. Our research groups include: Condensed Matter Physics; Nuclear Physics; Plasma Physics and Fusion.

Entry requirements

Minimum of a 2.2 Honours degree, or equivalent, in physics or a related subject.

Sponsorship information

A range of scholarships and studentships are available at postgraduate level. Some scholarships are funded by the University (such as the York Master's Opportunity Scholarship) and some are funded by Research Councils, alumni, businesses and charities. Please check with the provider for details.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of York York YO10 5DD Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
+44 (0)1904 322204