Master of Science in Physics and Astronomy

General

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Program Description

PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION

The Master in Physics and Astronomy is a two-year (120 ECTS) advanced study in physics organised by the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, a Flemish university located in Brussels, Belgium. This MSc programme combines the expertise in the different research domains of both the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Ghent University (UGent).

This master's offers:

  • a broad scientific formation with a wide range of career opportunities;
  • the possibility to do research for your Master thesis in experimental and theoretical research groups with a strong, international reputation;
  • the presence of the famous International Solvay Institutes for Physics and Chemistry, where Nobel Prize laureates and other top researchers are regular visitors;
  • internship possibilities at CERN and other research institutions, as well as the possibility to do an internship in business;
  • a high-level education in vibrant and multicultural Brussels, the capital of Europe.

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PROGRAMME CURRICULUM

More details about the programme's curriculum can be found here


ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

This Master programme presupposes a broad and good basic knowledge of physics and astronomy. Application prerequisite for the programme Master in Physics and Astronomy is an academic Bachelor's degree in Physics or equivalent. Equivalency and admission to the programme will be based on a review of each student's academic record and will be evaluated case by case.

Additionally, in order to be admitted, you need to be proficient in English.

HOW TO APPLY

In order to apply, you have to fill in the online application form before the end of the application deadline.

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Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

Ranked as one of Europe's top universities, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) combines award-winning research and a range of study programmes with a supportive open-door policy in Brussels, one of the ... Read More

Ranked as one of Europe's top universities, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) combines award-winning research and a range of study programmes with a supportive open-door policy in Brussels, one of the most interesting cities in Europe. Almost 200 years of experience and history await you at its green, urban campuses. A young university with a well-established tradition The single word ‘vrije’ in ‘Vrije Universiteit Brussel’ means ‘free’ and really tells you everything you need to know about the ambition of our university: the promotion of research and thought without dogmas and prejudices. Because studying at VUB, in an open atmosphere of tolerance and diversity, means growing into an independent and critically- thinking individual who can cope with our fast-changing world. Read less