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Gravity, Particles and Fields

University of Nottingham

M.Sc.
12 months
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19980 GBP/year
9945 GBP/year
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About

The Gravity, Particles and Fields course at the University of Nottingham provides an introduction to the physical principles and mathematical techniques of current research in a range of areas.

Overview

The Gravity, Particles and Fields course at the University of Nottingham is ideal for students who are interested in mathematical physics, this course will give you knowledge in general relativity, quantum gravity, particle physics, quantum field theory, quantum information theory, cosmology and the early universe. Our course has a focus on gravity which reflects our research strengths. 

A highlight of the course is the substantial research project that allows you to develop your interests and expertise in a specific topic at the forefront of current research. This course is closely linked to the following research groups:

  • Particle Theory
  • Mathematical Physics

Key facts

  • Learn from experts in the School of Mathematical Sciences and the School of Physics and Astronomy
  • Unlock your potential with an independent research project, working alongside our research groups

Careers

A highlight of the course is the substantial research project that allows you to develop your interests and expertise in a specific topic at the forefront of current research. This course is closely linked to the following research groups:

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Advanced Gravity
  • Black Holes
  • Differential Geometry
  • Gravity
  • Gravity, Particles and Fields Dissertation
  • Quantum Information Science
  • Modern Cosmology
  • Quantum Field Theory

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 (or international equivalent) in physics, mathematical physics or mathematics, or joint degrees containing substantial elements of physics or mathematics
  • Previous knowledge of mechanics, quantum mechanics, special relativity and methods of mathematical physics (all as taught typically at BSc level 2) is required

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19980 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19980 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9945 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9945 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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