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Physics: Energy and the Environment MSc

Physics: Energy and the Environment MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Physics (General) Environmental Studies Energy Economics / Management / Conservation

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The Masters in Physics: Energy & the Environment provides an understanding of the principles and methods of modern physics, with emphasis on their application to global challenges in sustainable energy, climate change and the environment, and at a level appropriate for a professional physicist. This programme is accredited by the Institute of Physics. Accredited MSc programmes automatically meet the master’s level education requirement for Chartered Physicist (CPhys) status. To fully meet the educational requirements for CPhys graduates must also possess an IOP accredited undergraduate degree or equivalent.

During this course, students will gain the theoretical, observational and computational skills necessary to analyse and solve advanced astrophysics problems, providing you with an excellent foundation for a career of scientific leadership in academia or industry.
They will also develop transferable skills that will improve your career prospects, such as project management, team-working, advanced data analysis, problem-solving, critical evaluation of scientific literature, advanced laboratory and computing skills, and how to effectively communicate with different audiences. Students will benefit from direct contact with our group of international experts who will teach you cutting-edge physics and supervise your projects.

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

This course provides students with an opportunity to carry out an extended, in-depth research project embedded within one of the Department of Physics and Astronomy's internationally-leading research groups. In undertaking this project students will gain, within a first class training environment, subject-specific and generic skills that will form an excellent foundation for a career of scientific leadership in academia and industry.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£21,020

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need a 2.1 honours degree in Physics or a related subject.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group, and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The...more

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