Physical Engineering, Master | UCLouvain | Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
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Physical Engineering

24 months
2505 EUR/year
835 EUR/year
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The Master in Physical Engineering from Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) is multidisciplinary due to the in-depth study of various fields pertaining to physics and a wide range of industrial professions and specialisations as well as research based on advanced technologies.


This Master in Physical Engineering from Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) is founded on:

  • Formal concepts associated with the field
  • The use numerical simulation tools
  • Experiments based on practical work

Your future job

Civil engineers are present in all industrial sectors: the chemical industry, pharmaceuticals and food production, electronics and telecommunication industry, energy, metallurgy, aeronautics, design and civil engineering, large scale distribution, banking or consulting services, nanotechnologies and medical technology, etc.They play a role as researchers and developers overseeing production or management and holding positions in marketing and sales (of high tech products).We find them in finance departments, information technology fields, quality control, the public sector, higher education and the Ministry of equipment and transport (

Your programme

This Master’s degree offers:

  • Solid training applied physics
  • An interdisciplinary approach at the interface between physics and material sciences
  • Experience in laboratories and with research projects
  • Exposure to the industrial sector: factory visits, internships, projects carried out in companies
  • The opportunity to complete coursework abroad

This Master’s degree programme consists of compulsory classes that aim to round out basic knowledge as well as a large selection of elective courses grouped into five majors that may potentially be completed by classes taken at UCL.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Experimental methods in atomic and molecular physics  
  • Instrumentation and sensors  
  • Lasers physics  
  • Cryophysics and vacuum physics 
  • Superconductivity  
  • Detectors and sensors  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 1. an undergraduate (first-cycle) degree in the same field of study; 
  • 2. the same Master’s (second-cycle) degree, but with a different specialization (focus); 
  • 3. a long-cycle undergraduate or Master’s degree, in accordance with a decision by the academic authorities and subject to the additional requirements that they lay down; 
  • 4. a degree comparable to those mentioned above, awarded by a higher education institution, within or outside the French Community of Belgium, in accordance with a decision by the academic authorities and subject to the additional requirements that they lay down; 
  • 5. a short-cycle undergraduate degree, in accordance with a decision by the Government or the academic authorities 
  • 6. a degree obtained abroad and deemed equivalent to those mentioned above, in accordance with this Decree, a European directive, an international convention or other legislation, subject to the same requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2505 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2505 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    835 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 835 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Louvain-la-Neuve

750 - 1115 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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