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Physics

University of Kent

12 months
Duration
21200 GBP/year
4596 GBP/year
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About

The Physics programme at University of Kent offers postgraduate students the opportunity to participate in ground-breaking science in the realms of physics, chemistry, forensics and astronomy. 

Overview

With strong international reputations, our staff provide plausible ideas, well-designed projects, research training and enthusiasm within a stimulating environment. Recent investment in modern laboratory equipment and computational facilities accelerates the research.

Our principal research covers a wide variety of topics, theoretical, experimental and applied – you can see a list of example topics on our available research projects page. We also offer taught programmes in Forensic Science, studied over one year full-time, and a two-year European-style Master’s in Physics (one year taught, one year research).

Careers

All programmes equip you with the tools you need to conduct research, solve problems, communicate effectively and transfer skills to the workplace, which means our graduates are always in high demand. Our links with industry not only provide you with the opportunity to gain work experience during your Physics programme at University of Kent, but also equip you with the general and specialist skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the workplace.

Typical employment destinations for graduates from the physics programmes include power companies, aerospace, defence, optoelectronics and medical industries. Typical employment destinations for graduates from our forensic science and chemistry programmes include government agencies, consultancies, emergency services, laboratories, research or academia.

Programme Structure

Research areas

  • Applied Optics Group (AOG)
  • Centre for Astrophysics and Planetary Science (CAPS)
  • Forensic Imaging Group (FIG)
  • Materials for Electronics and Engineering (MEE)
  • Physics of Quantum Materials (PQM)
  • Supramolecular Interfacial and Synthetic Chemistry (SISC)

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Although there is no fixed closing deadline for applications to research degrees, we strongly recommend that you apply as soon as possible

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first or second class honours degree in Physics or Chemistry. We will also consider applicants with degrees in computer science, electronics, biochemistry or other closely related disciplines.
  • All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21200 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    4596 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4596 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time

  • UK - £2298
  • EU/International - £10600

Living costs for Canterbury

660 - 1140 GBP /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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