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Applied Physics

University of Limerick

12 months
Duration
16900 EUR/year
6700 EUR/year
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About

The MSc in Applied Physics at University of Limerick is a calendar year programme intended for graduates of physical science and engineering. UL Physics works with companies such as Analog Devices, COOK Medical, Intel, Seagate and BorgWarner. This engagement advances science, develops new products and processes, and creates employment opportunities for our graduates.

Overview

About Applied Physics at University of Limerick

The course is delivered by researchers at the cutting edge of next generation technologies. They have an outstanding track-record in producing scientific publications, and intellectual property e.g. patents. Our researchers are members of the Bernal Institute at UL which is one of the leading research institutes in Ireland.

The Bernal Institute houses nationally unique scientific infrastructure for the preparation and characterisation of novel materials and components. The Bernal laboratory of advanced microscopy houses the FEI Titan Transmission Electron Microscope, which is run by one of the MSc programme lecturers, Professor Ursel Bangert, a world leading microscopy researcher.

The objective of the MSc Applied Physics programme is to meet the needs of graduates who wish to increase their skills with an understanding of applied physics and knowledge of the physical principles underlying material properties, and the operation of processes and equipment, for the research and high technology sectors.

Careers

Career opportunities exist throughout the high technology sector of industry, including microelectronics, instrumentation, medical technology, and information technology, employers include Analog Devices, Intel Corporation, Harris, IBM, Nortel and Boston Scientific.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Condensed Matter Physics 
  • Foundations of Applied Physics
  • Nanoscience & Technology 
  • Semiconductor Processing 
  • Physics of Advanced Metrology
  • Physics of Materials
  • Methodology of Research in Physical Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

EU Applicants: Early application is advisable.

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a 2.2 Hons Degree in an appropriate Science/Engineering/Technology discipline. Applications from other graduates who have a significant mathematical element in their primary degree in addition to other relevant technical background will also be considered.
  • English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
  • English language competency certificate

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16900 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6700 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Limerick

850 - 1150 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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