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Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #458 (QS) ,
Present technologies of multi scale supercomputing in a broad range of problems require specialists with original and creative mindset reinforced by scientific theoretical tools of material science. Such people are able to develop models, perform computations, analyse data and come up with ideas of improvement based on efficiency as dictated by rationale of physical science. 

About

During four semesters of studies, students get hands onto parallel computing methods for scientific applications, computational optimization approaches and artificial intelligence as compulsory courses. 

Apart from that, they can choose from a range of theoretical physics and astrophysics courses, which include mathematical modeling, non-local mathematical physics, physical kinetics, spectrometry, data mining, star atmospheres, advanced statistical physics, response theory, cosmology, quantum theory of atoms and molecules, quantum information, low temperature physics, quantum thermodynamics, physics of galaxies. In addition to that, every semester students join research groups for practice and experiencing the research.

Career opportunities

Our graduates are welcome in strategical positions in various companies: data mining and analysis, decision-making and optimization. Positions range from financial organizations, public administration, and international businesses. Joining academic and research institutions worldwide guarantees carrier in academic area.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methods of Parallel Computing in Physics
  • Research Project
  • Mathematical Modeling and Synergetics
  • Physical Kinetics
  • Non Local Mathematical Physics
  • Methods of Data Analysis
  • Instrumentation and Data of Spectrofotometry
  • Star Atmospheres

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Bachelor degree or its equivalent in Physics, Engineering or Technologies;
  • English language proficiency - the level not lower than B2 (following the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) (Internationally recognized certificate or Skype interview)
  • The selection criterion is based on the weighted average of all grades recorded in the transcript of your academic report.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3900 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3737 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3737 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Vilnius

  • 490 - 860 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

VILNIUS UNIVERSITY Tuition Fee Waiver for Full-time Master degree studies

Tuition waiver will be awarded to the most motivated and competent international non-EU/EEA students applying for Vilnius University Master programmes taught in English or Russian language. This scholarship covers full cost of the tuition fee of the selected Master‘s study programme.

Monthly scholarship for full-time Master degree studies

A monthly scholarship is offered for the nationals of the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Republic of Moldova, Japan, the People's Republic of China, the Republic of Korea, the State of Israel (10 grants altogether).

For more information, please contact masterscholarships@smpf.lt.

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