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.
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.
- Condensed Matter Physics
- Foundations of Applied Physics
- Nanoscience & Technology
- Semiconductor Processing
- Physics of Advanced Metrology
- Physics of Materials
- Methodology of Research in Physical Science
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
EU Applicants: Early application is advisable.
DisciplinesPhysics Electronics & Embedded Technology View 16 other Masters in Electronics & Embedded Technology in Ireland
- 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
International16900 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16900 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA6700 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6700 EUR per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Limerick
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