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Physics

University of Leeds

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About

The Physics programme from University of Leeds is highly flexible, giving you the opportunity to structure your course to meet your individual career aspirations.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The Physics programme from University of Leeds gives you the opportunity to broaden and deepen your knowledge and skills in physics, at the forefront of research in the area. This will help to prepare you to progress to PhD study, or to work in an industrial or other business related area.

A key feature of the course is that you can choose to study a wide range of optional modules or focus on a particular area of research expertise according to your interests and future career aspirations.

You can specialise by following a pathway in Quantum Condensed Matter, Bio Soft Matter Physics, Theoretical Physics, Physics with Business or Physics Applied to Medicine or you can take a diverse range of modules to suit your interests.

Career opportunities

The specialist pathways offered by this course (in astrophysics, bionanophysics, soft matter physics, condensed matter physics, quantum technology, optical materials or medical imaging) allow you to tailor your Masters degree and focus on a particular area of research expertise according to your interests and future career aspirations.

Physicists are highly employable due to their high level of numeracy and mathematical competence, their computer skills, and their high level of technical academic scientific knowledge. They are employed by: industry, financial sector, defence, education, and more.

This course is also a clear route to PhD level study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • MSc Project
  • Current Research Topics in Physics
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Radionuclide Imaging
  • Medical X-ray imaging
  • X-ray Computed Tomography

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor degree with 2:1 (hons) in physics or a related subject (such as geophysics, natural sciences, or mathematics).
  • Applicants with engineering degrees will normally not be considered, unless they have a strong background in at least two of the following areas: astrophysics, quantum physics, biophysics, soft matter, or condensed matter.
  • Applicants with a chemistry degree will normally not be considered, unless they have a strong background in mathematics.

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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