24 months
12861 EUR/year
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In the Master's Programme in Computational Physics at Stockholm University you will learn how to translate a mathematical model of a physical phenomenon into a robust computer program and then how to analyse the results from your calculations.


This two-year programme in Computational Physics at Stockholm University gives you advanced knowledge and broad qualifications in the application of numerical methods and modern computational techniques on a range of physical problems, while continuing your physics education with advanced courses in classical and modern physics.

Career opportunities

  • With this degree, you will have modern, up-to-date knowledge in physics and computational science. 
  • Your ability to understand, analyse and translate a great variety of problems to computer models is requested in high-tech industries and research companies and a large fraction of our alumni work with modelling and programming. 
  • This degree also has a wider application and your skills are attractive in different areas ranging from academic particle physics over medical imaging all the way to fund analyst in the Bank of England!

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Mathematical Methods in Physics
  • Numerical Methods for Physicists 
  • Programming and Computer Science for Phycisists
  • Simulation Methods in Statistical Physics
  • Analytical Mechanics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree including 90 ECTS credits in Physics. English B/English 6 (Swedish upper secondary school course) or the equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12861 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25723 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • Applies to citizens from outside EU, EEA or Switzerland. First instalment: 70000 SEK. The complete programme: 280000 SEK.

Living costs for Stockholm

9668 - 17248 SEK /month
Living costs

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


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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