Master in Physical Sciences

General

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Program Description

The Department of Physics of the University of Murcia is a vibrant and diverse community of researchers and teachers strongly committed to quality. The faculty staff carries out outstanding, internationally recognized work in a broad spectrum of both theoretical and applied areas of Physics.

This one-year Master covers a wide range of topics including theoretical and particle physics, astrophysics, condensed matter, and emerging topics. In addition to the compulsory subjects, some elective courses are available so that the students can specialize according to their interests. A master thesis will allow the students to carry out an original work within world-class research groups. Join one of our cutting-edge research lines, and enjoy Physics as much as you can!

The Master provides a solid background in Physics, allowing a successful professional career in a growing multidisciplinary scientific and technological world. For those targeting a Ph.D. degree, or alternatively starting an industrial career, this Master offers a high-quality academic program to fill the gap.

Overview

Department: Department of Physics
Study type: On-campus
Language: English
Duration:

One year

Credits ECTS:

60

Attendance: Full/Part-Time
Degree: Master in Physical Sciences

Curriculum

Compulsory (36 credits)

  • Advanced Solid State Physics
  • Disorder and Matter
  • Advanced Topics in Research
  • Introduction to the Standard Model of Particle Physics
  • Quantum Theory of Fields
  • Statical Mechanics
  • Advanced Quantum Mechanics
  • General Relativity and Cosmology
  • Statistical Optics and Coherence
  • Laser Principles
  • Digital and Optical Signal Processing

Electives (6 credits)

  • Surface Science and Low Dimensional Systems
  • Big Data
  • Experimental Techniques I (Light and Photonics)
  • Experimental Techniques II (Condensed Matter and Surface Science)
  • Selected Topics in Particle Physics
  • Quantum Information
  • Stellar and Planetary Astrophysics
  • Biomedical Optics and Instrumentation

Master Thesis (18 credits)

Research lines associated with this Master:

  • Light and Photonics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Fundamental Theories in Quantum Physics
  • Particles Physics
  • Astrophysics and Cosmology
  • Physics of the Earth

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Last updated May 2020

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Una institución docente de enseñanza superior que cuenta con unas infraestructuras para la docencia y la investigación de excelencia internacional. Una universidad innovadora, dinámica, responsable y comprometida con su entorno, que no olvida sus raíces históricas. Read less