M.Sc. On Campus


University College Dublin

12 months
26400 EUR/year
9100 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Physics programme at the University College Dublin offers graduates an opportunity to tailor the MSc curriculum to a targeted area of expertise in physics.


The Physics programme is offered at the University College Dublin.

Careers & Employability

  • Career opportunities, both in Ireland and internationally, include the following areas: launchers, earth observation, satellite navigation, space transportation, satellite communications, space science experiments, life and physical sciences and general support technology.
  • The MSc can also be used as a stepping-stone to PhD research in physics or engineering. Prospective employers include agencies such as ESA and NASA, as well as Irish and international industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nanooptics and biophotonics
  • Physics of nanomaterials
  • Biophysics at the Nanoscale and Nanodevices
  • Advanced Atomic Force Microscopy for Bionanoscience

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entrance to the programme requires a degree or equivalent in Physics, Engineering, Computer Science or a related discipline. An upper second class honours, or the international equivalent is required.
  • In special circumstances, students with a strong physics background and lower second class honours degree may be accepted.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26400 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9100 EUR per year during 12 months.

Part Time

  • EU fee per year - €4,560
  • Non-EU fee per year - €13,200

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 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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