What does this master’s programme entail?
Physics and Education optimally prepares you to teach the subject of physics to secondary school students, based on a solid background of high quality research in physics. The Physics and Education MSc programme at Leiden University comprises a one-year Physics component, followed by an education component in the second year. This master's specialisation uniquely enables you to make a relevant impact on society by educating today's secondary school pupils for tomorrow's challenges in the field of physics.
Why study Physics at Leiden University?
- The Physics and Education specialisation provides you with one year research training in Physics and one year of theory and practical experience in teaching offered by the Leiden University Graduate School of Teaching.
- During your research project, you will participate within a research group at the Physics department which is known for its top-level international research and excellent research groups, both theoretical and experimental, both focus on fundamental research.
- During the education component, you receive one-on-one guidance, but you will also meet with colleagues from different disciplines, each with their own knowledge and experience, providing you with a broad view on education.
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Programme StructurePhysics component
- Mandatory Courses
- Research Project
- Education Courses
- Teaching and Practice
- Education Courses
- International Teaching and Practice
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesEducation Physics Natural Sciences View 43 other Masters in Natural Sciences in Netherlands
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- If you have a bachelor's degree in Physics (Natuurkunde) or a Physics-related programme from a foreign research university with a level similar to Dutch universities, you are eligible to apply.
- Admission is under the provision that you have sufficient in-depth knowledge, and theoretical/mathematical skills on topics like quantum physics, electrodynamics, statistical physics, and complex analysis, equivalent to those of the undergraduate courses of the Leiden BSc Physics curriculum.
International19100 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19100 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA1084 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1084 EUR per year during 24 months.
- Second Dutch master’s programme: €14,700 per year
Living costs for Leiden
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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