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MSc (by research) in Physics (2020 Entry)

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  • Course Type
  • Postgraduate Research
  • Qualification
  • MSc by research
  • Duration
  • Full-time: 1 year
  • Part-time: 2 years


Undertake cutting-edge research on MSc by Research in Physics at the University of Warwick. Join our experts at Warwick's Physics Department, ranked 6th in the UK (REF 2014), working at the forefront of modern physics.


Our Physics department offers guidance and information on the MSc by Research in Physics degree.

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Condensed Matter Physics including: Surface and Interface Science; Thin Films; Semiconductors; Analytical Science; Microscopy; Nanoscience; Two Dimensional Materials; Medical Physics; Bio-Physics; Superconductivity and Magnetism; Ultrafast & Terahertz Photonics, Ferroelectrics and Crystallography; Multi-Ferroics; Ultrasonics; Magnetic X-Ray Scattering; Magnetic Resonance; Solid State NMR; EPR; Diamond; Quantum Phenomena.

Theoretical Physics including: Quantum Information Theory; Disordered Quantum Systems; Electronic Structure Theory; Molecular Simulation; High-performance Computing; Complexity Science; Soft Matter.

Elementary Particle Physics including: ATLAS; Detector Development; LHCb and other B Physics; Neutrino Physics; T2K.

Astronomy and Astrophysics including: Binary Star Evolution; Extra-Solar Planets; Gamma- Ray Bursts; High-speed Astrophysics; 3D radiation-hydrodynamical simulations.

Fusion, Space and Astrophysics including: Magnetic and Inertial Fusion Power; Space Physics; Solar Physics; Magnetohydrodynamic Wave Dynamics.


Entry requirements 2:ii honours degree at BSc, MSci or MPhys

English language requirements Band A
IELTS overall score of 6.5, minimum component scores not below 6.0

International Students
We welcome applications from students with other internationally recognised qualifications. For more information please visit the international entry requirements page.


For up-to-date information concerning fees, funding and scholarships for Home/EU and Overseas students please visit Warwick's Fees and Funding webpage.

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