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The theories of general relativity and quantum mechanics can explain some of biggest scientific discoveries of the century, from gravitational waves to the Higgs boson, and have brought us ever closer to a theory of everything. We offer a master degree in Mathematical and Theoretical Physics at University of Sheffield. 

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Overview

This Mathematical and Theoretical Physics course at University of Sheffield  has been created to equip graduates with advanced mathematical tools that can be applied in major areas of scientific intrigue, from black holes to dark matter. 

Key Features 

  • There is a wide range of optional modules for you to choose from, so you can focus on the topics that excite you most: general relativity, field theory, quantum mechanics, geometry, electrodynamics, solar physics, particle physics and more.
  • You’ll spend around one-third of your time working on your own research project, under the supervision of an expert from our School of Mathematics and Statistics or Department of Physics and Astronomy. 

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Dissertation
  • Research Skills
  • Advanced Electrodynamics
  • Advanced Particle Physics
  • Advanced Quantum Mechanics
  • Biological Physics
  • Field Theory and General Relativity

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

  • We usually ask for a 2:1 honours degree, or equivalent, in mathematics or physics.
  • Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
  • We also accept a range of other UK qualifications and other EU/international qualifications.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22150 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 22150 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11000 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 11000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
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Funding

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