M1 General Physics, Master | Paris-Saclay University | Paris, France
12 months
243 EUR/year
243 EUR/year
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The M1 General Physics programme at Paris-Saclay University welcomes Bachelor's graduates who wish to deepen their knowledge of physics, and pursue a research career in a university, industrial or public research laboratory. It is open to physicists, and students from mathematics or engineering, provided they possess a sufficiently strong physics background in fundamental physics and mathematics.


The M1 General Physics programme at Paris-Saclay University provides students with the essential skills, knowledge and research ability for a career in the major fields of modern, fundamental physics. These include particle, nuclear and atomic physics, astrophysics, astroparticles and cosmology, condensed matter, statistical physics, optics, plasma and laser sciences. Both experimental and theoretical aspects are covered.

The M1 General Physics programme also offers to students the opportunity to discover and integrate the world class, vibrant research environment of Université Paris-Saclay.

Learning outcomes

M1 General Physics graduates will have:

  • gained an understanding of selected areas of physics at the frontier of knowledge, beyond the undergraduate level,
  • expanded their knowledge of advanced mathematical methods,
  • received a training in research techniques and methodology,
  • gained experience in conducting a physics-related research project and in reporting the results in a comprehensive scientific report and oral presentation,
  • developed skills in written and oral communication to a specialised and non-specialised public.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Solid State Physics
  • Particles, Nuclei and the Universe
  • Atoms, Molecules and Optics
  • Soft Matter
  • Plasma Physics and Applications
  • Light-Matter Interactions in Molecular Media
  • Statistical and Quantum Field Theory
  • General Relativity & Cosmology
  • Astrophysics and Astroparticles

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Application period:

  • From 14/02/2022 to 01/04/2022
  • From 18/04/2022 to 13/07/2022
  • From 25/08/2022 to 04/09/2022






On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All transcripts of the years / semesters validated since the high school diploma at the date of application.
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Motivation letter.
  • Certificate of English level (compulsory for non-English speakers). 

    (Any document attesting to your proficiency in English will be examined (usual English qualification tests, certificate that English was your language of instruction, etc.).)
  • Curriculum EU (description of the units of education followed) of the last two years.
  • VAP file (obligatory for all persons requesting a valuation of the assets to enter the diploma).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    243 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 243 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • National

    243 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 243 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Paris

1195 - 1778 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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