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M.Sc. On Campus

Physics (by research)

University of York

12 months
Duration
23900 GBP/year
4650 GBP/year
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The Physics (by research) course from University of York is a one-year programme which allows you to pursue your research interests.

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Overview

Key Features

Unlike a conventional taught Masters course, you work full-time on your own research project. You'll be supported with a small number of taught modules to develop your knowledge and practical skills.

You'll have 12 months to experiment and collect data, and a further three months (if required) to write your thesis.

The Physics (by research) course from University of York is ideal if:

  • You would like to study for a research degree without the three or four year commitment to a PhD degree
  • You would like to study a further qualification to prepare you for PhD study
  • You are an overseas student requiring an interim qualification after 12 to 15 months' study

Programme Structure

  • We are currently recruiting MSc by Research students. We encourage you to do some research on our academics to really get to know how their work and expertise fits with your interests before you apply. 
  • If you wish to learn more about a particular academic's research or discuss a project you have in mind, they are happy to answer specific questions by email or telephone.
  • We have many exciting  projects on offer within our five research areas. A selection are given here, new opportunities come up all the time so please do get in touch. We're always happy to hear proposals for new research projects. 
  • If you have something in mind and can't find your perfect project listed below, just identify a potential supervisor and get in touch. 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

In most cases, applications can be submitted year-round. However, we recommend that you apply as early as possible as some areas are particularly competitive.

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have, or be about to complete, a BSc degree at 2:2 (or equivalent) in Physics, or a related subject.
You can apply online. You will need to provide:
  • a CV
  • an official academic transcript (or interim document if you have not yet received your award)
  • contact details of two academic referees

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23900 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    4650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4650 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • UK Part-time: £2,325
  • International/EU Part-time: £11,950

Living costs for York

646 - 1124 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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