MSc by research Astronomy and Astrophysics: The University of Manchester

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MSc by research
MSc by research Astronomy and Astrophysics: The University of Manchester, The Admissions Officer, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 Months Full-Time
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Course description

You select an area of physics in which to work and are supervised by a member of the appropriate research group in the School. The subject areas available are: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Biological Physics, Condensed Matter, Photon Physics, Particle Physics, Theoretical Physics, Nuclear Physics and Nonlinear and Liquid Crystals. The programme for each student will be constructed to match your selected subject area and will include lectures and a research topic designed to aid undertanding of that area of physics. The programme provides training useful both in industry and research.

Career opportunities

A research degree in physics is highly regarded by employers as evidence of a thorough training in numerate problem-solving and opens a wide range of possible career choices. In addition to continuing physics research in industry, an MSc provides the entry level training to undertake a PhD in physics.

Entry requirements

Academic entry qualification overview:

The standard academic entry requirement for a Masters programme (either taught or research) will be a Lower Second UK honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant science or engineering discipline.

English language:

Overseas applicants need to provide satisfactory proof of English language.  For example, TOEFL individual written test score of 5.0, and overall total 570 (paper based), 90 (internet based) or IELTS 6.5.

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