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Physics and Astronomy - Science for Energy and Sustainability

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

24 months
Duration
15500 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Physics and Astronomy - Science for Energy and Sustainability at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam comprises core compulsory courses, restricted choices, a science project and a research project. The research project may be divided into a major project and a minor project if you prefer. 

Overview

After graduating from Physics and Astronomy - Science for Energy and Sustainability at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, you’ll be well equipped to pursue a career as a physicist in academic research groups, or in industry, such as Shell, ECN and energy start-ups. You could also work in advisory, consultancy and policy functions of companies and governments concerning the science, energy and sustainability sectors.

Key facts:

Scientific research in the field of energy and sustainability is crucial to reaching a sustainable society. The Science for Energy and Sustainability track is an interdisciplinary track within the Master’s programmes Chemistry, and Physics and Astronomy, both joint degrees of VU and UvA. It combines ‘hard’ scientific research with the analysis of societal issues, business models and government regulations. In addition to your scientific involvement in the development of new technological solutions to problems, you’ll be trained to analyse the societal context of global developments in the field.

Programme Structure

Rsearch topics:

  • Neutrinos as a gateway to new physics
  • The physics of DNA repair
  • What can we learn from plants?
  • How constant are physical constants?
  • Physics at extremely low temperatures
  • Mapping the sky

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The next VU Online Master's Event will take place on Saturday 5 March.

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

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

Physics and Astronomy is a joint degree between the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. All student administration and services for this programme are organized by the University of Amsterdam. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Amsterdam

1000 - 1500 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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