Course description

The program deepens the knowledge of basic elements of modern physics (atomic and molecular physics, solid state physics, nuclear and particle physics) and of theoretical physics (analytical mechanics, quantum mechanics, mathematical and numerical methods). It is possible to strengthen the knowledge of specific fields like biophysics, nanoscience, quantum information, condensed matter physics, nuclear and particle physics, physics of the fundamental interactions. Finally, the program provides direct experience of the laboratory techniques and computer calculation techniques and data analysis.

The graduate in Physics will know and understand the most relevant phenomena of the physical world at different scales, starting from the macroscopic world down to the atomic physics, the physics of condensed matter, nuclear and subnuclear physics. The understanding of the physical world will be based on experimental evidence and proper use of theoretical modelling and its mathematical instruments, including numerical techniques.

Course structure

The Master's degree in Physics is divided into two curricula to be chosen by the student: Physics of the fundamental interactions and Physics of matter.

Career opportunities

The graduate in Physics can find jobs opportunities in Italy and abroad in industries involving new technologies regardless of the final products, in service companies aiming to innovation and, more generally, in all activities requiring understanding and modelling of processes and ability in analysis and testing. These include startups and high tech industries, software and consulting companies, research centers and public administration. They can also teach physics and mathematics in schools of different levels.

Entry requirements

Selection of candidates is based on academic record (congruence of bachelor studies and merit). The evaluation of the CV of the candidates may be integrated by a Skype interview.

Language requirements

B2 level reading and listening

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated September 1, 2019
This course is Campus based
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2 years
2,600 EUR
Fees for a.y. 2018/19. Fees can be significantly waived based on your “Equivalent Economic Status Index – ISEE”.
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