Masters Programs in Physics

Compare 46 Masters Programs in Physics

Physics

Physics is one of the most applicable sciences in existence and can lead to careers in technology, sports and games, space science, sound engineering in music and television, and a lot more. A Master in Physics is an excellent choice for students seeking exciting and promising careers in a variety of settings.

Although Physics is defined as the study of matter as well as energy and interaction between the two, physicists also answer large questions like: how did the world come to being? How is the universe changing as we speak? These are deep, philosophical questions which physicists attempt to answer through scientific knowledge. With a Master in Physics, students will explore these questions and more.

If you want to be a part of this groundbreaking science, then perhaps a Master in Physics is the path for you. On this site you will find an array of programs from many countries that offer Master in Physics degrees. Not only are these programs in just Physics, but also Electronics and Communications, Laser Science and Nanomaterial. So if you're interested in a Master in Physics, this is the place to be.

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M. Sc. Physics

RWTH International Academy / RWTH Aachen University
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Germany Stolberg (Rhineland)

The physics department of RWTH Aachen University offers a novel international Master’s program in physics. Students enrolled in this program have the opportunity to flexibly choose a desired course of study falling either into the research direction of Particle and Astroparticle Physics or Condensed Matter Physics, with an experimental or a theoretical focus. [+]

The large physics department in Aachen, comprising of 11 research institutes, provides a rich variety of basic and specialised Master’s courses and an opportunity to participate in top-quality research at one of the best technical universities in Germany.

RWTH Aachen University is a world renowned institution in the international community of particle physicists, both in theoretical and experimental fields. Our institutes are involved in the CMS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Geneva, at which the last sought-after elementary particle of the standard model was discovered, the Higgs-Boson. Questions from astroparticle physics and cosmology are also answered through involvement in the AMS experiment on the International Space Station.... [-]


Master of Physics

The University of Western Australia
Campus Full time 2 years January 2019 Australia Crawley

This course is about understanding the world around us at its most fundamental level. The knowledge generated through the study of physics is also the driving force behind most new technologies, from radars to lasers, from transistors to quantum computers, and from electron microscopes to advanced medical imaging scanners. [+]

This course is about understanding the world around us at its most fundamental level. The knowledge generated through the study of physics is also the driving force behind most new technologies, from radars to lasers, from transistors to quantum computers, and from electron microscopes to advanced medical imaging scanners.

About The Course You will develop a combination of high-level research, analytical and problem-solving skills which are highly valued by industry and government employers.The Master of Physics can be undertaken in one of the following: Astronomy and Astrophysics (astronomy techniques, astrostatistics, galactic dynamics, compact objects, astrophysical shocks, plasma astrophysics, space electrodynamics, and high-energy astrophysics) Computational Physics (numerical methods, high-performance computing, graphics processing unit (GPU) programming and methods of computational physics) Experimental Physics (data analysis and methods of experimental physics) Medical Physics (commissioning, calibration, safe operation and maintenance of these medical systems that help to diagnose and treat thousands of people every year) Theoretical Physics (discipline-specific knowledge at the frontiers of modern physics). Course structure details ... [-]

Master in Applied Physics

Kaunas University of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Lithuania Kaunas

Led by internationally recognised research, this study programme focuses on the aspects of fundamental and applied physics, on the formation of new functional solid surfaces produced by physical vapour deposition high technologies, and many other exciting issues, starting with experimental research and ending with theoretical computer simulation. [+]

Led by internationally recognised research, this study programme focuses on the aspects of fundamental and applied physics, on the formation of new functional solid surfaces produced by physical vapour deposition high technologies, and many other exciting issues, starting with experimental research and ending with theoretical computer simulation.

The Master+ model offers either to a masterpiece in the chosen discipline by choosing the Field Expert track or to strengthen the interdisciplinary skills by choosing the Interdisciplinary Expert track emphasising managerial skills or a choice of a different competence to compliment the chosen discipline and achieve a competitive advantage in one’s career.... [-]


Master in Quantum Physics for Advanced Materials Engineering

National University of Science and Technology MISiS
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Russia Moscow

Master's program "Quantum Physics for Advanced Materials Engineering" is devoted to the study of new physical phenomena in nanostructured materials and quantum devices created or discovered during the last 20-30 years of research for components for quantum electronics. [+]

The Master's program Quantum Physics for Advanced Materials Engineering is devoted to the study of new physical phenomena discovered in nanostructured materials and quantum devices created last 20-30 years in the search for components for quantum electronics. At the same time, the program addresses the basic physical principles of electronic systems and devices of quantum electronics, as well as some important manufacturing techniques and measurements of physical and chemical characteristics of quantum-sized structures and materials.

The program is designed for students trained in the number of university courses in general physics and introduction to theoretical physics for a Bachelors, which includes the courses: theoretical mechanics and the theory of elasticity, electrodynamics, quantum mechanics and statistical physics. The program does not involve a starting special training of students in the condensed matter physics, because it includes basic courses in:... [-]


MPhys in Physics

The University of Warwick, Department of Physics
Campus Full time 4 years August 2019 United Kingdom Coventry

Physics aims to observe and explain the behaviour of the physical universe. In particular, physics looks for basic laws, which account for and predict what can be observed. Part of the appeal of the subject is that the physical world is governed by remarkably few such laws and that these apply everywhere and to everything. [+]

Physics aims to observe and explain the behaviour of the physical universe. In particular, physics looks for basic laws, which account for and predict what can be observed. Part of the appeal of the subject is that the physical world is governed by remarkably few such laws and that these apply everywhere and to everything.

The structure of the courses reflects the structure of the subject. All students take the core modules and choose further modules from the lists of options. The core modules introduce the fundamental principles, while the optional modules explore their applications in the different areas of physics including astrophysics, the properties of matter, particle physics and atmospheric physics. The option scheme also allows a proportion of modules to be taken from outside of physics. We encourage students not only to consider modules related to physics, for example in computing but also modules in philosophy and modern languages.... [-]


Master in Physics

University of Padova
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Italy Padua

The Second cycle degree in Physics offered by the University of Padova and is intended for students with a keen interest in either the theoretical or experimental aspects of frontline physics and astronomy. It is possible to specialize in the physics of the fundamental interactions, physics of matter or physics of the universe. [+]

Course description

The program deepens the knowledge of basic elements of modern physics (atomic and molecular physics, solid state physics, nuclear and particle physics, astrophysics) 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, physics of matter, nuclear and particle physics, physics of the fundamental interactions, astrophysics. 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 up to the physics of the universe. The understanding of the physical world will be based on experimental evidence and a proper use of the theoretical modeling and its mathematical instruments, including numerical techniques.... [-]


Master in Theoretical Physics

University of Wroclaw
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Poland Wrocław

The two-year master studies in theoretical physics provide a high-level, internationally competitive training in theoretical physics, guiding to frontiers of modern research in different areas. [+]

The two-year master studies in theoretical physics provide a high-level, internationally competitive training in theoretical physics, guiding to frontiers of modern research in the following main areas:

Quantum field theory and QCD, quark-gluon plasma

Classical and quantum gravity

Conformal field theory and bosonic string

Neutrino physics

Deformed Field Theory, kappa-Poincare formalism, double special relativity

Supersymmetric quantum mechanics, integrable models

Modern quantum mechanics, entanglement, nonlinear dynamics

Many body physics and statistical mechanics

Compact stars

Comprehensive and up to date introduction to modern theoretical physics is provided in connection to the current research conducted at the Institute of Theoretical Physics. Students can join one of the active groups and take part in special projects.... [-]


Erasmus Mundus Master in Chemistry, Physical-Chemistry and Material Science

Paris-Sud University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 France Orsay Italy Genoa Poland Poznań Portugal Porto + 6 more

Erasmus Mundus master in Chemistry, Physical-Chemistry and Material Science, Paris-Sud University. The master SERP+ is English taught two-year program funded by the Erasmus + programme of the European Commission [+]

The master SERP+ is an English taught two-year program funded by the Erasmus + programme of the European Commission

It gathers 4 leading European research universities:

Paris-Sud University, France (coordinating institution) Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland University of Genoa, Italy University of Porto, Portugal

Our goal

It aims at training experts in the most advanced experimental and theoretical tools developed in chemistry, physical-chemistry and materials science, making them ready to develop innovative ideas and enterprises related to sustainable developments in Energy, Health and Environment.

It also includes elements of Management, Business, Innovation and Valorisation, Communication and Patent law.... [-]


Master in Physics and Technology of Advanced Materials

Universitatea De Vest Din Timisoara
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Romania Timișoara

Advanced materials with sizes ranging from nano to macro are at the core of many modern technologies. Therefore, it is important to understand and control the material properties from the atomic to the macroscopic scales. The "Physics and technology of advanced materials" MSc specialization focuses on understanding and manipulating the physical properties of materials to discover new features with application relevance. The deepening in the specific domain, mentioned above, is particularly important given the need for knowledge of how to obtain monocrystalline or nano-microsystems with well-defined properties and qualities and how to characterize their properties. [+]

Advanced materials with sizes ranging from nano to macro are at the core of many modern technologies. Therefore, it is important to understand and control the material properties from the atomic to the macroscopic scales. The "Physics and technology of advanced materials" MSc specialization focuses on understanding and manipulating the physical properties of materials to discover new features with application relevance. The deepening in the specific domain, mentioned above, is particularly important given the need for knowledge of how to obtain monocrystalline or nano-microsystems with well-defined properties and qualities and how to characterize their properties.

Main subjects

The curriculum can be found on the faculty website, at:... [-]


Master in Material Physics and Chemistry

Liaoning University of Technology
Campus Full time Part time 3 years September 2019 China Jinzhou + 1 more

The discipline of material science and engineering consists of 3 subordinate discipline of master on material science, material processing engineering, and materials physics and chemistry. This discipline aims to study the structure, processing, and properties of one material and investigate the relationships of these factors. The mandatory core courses include material analysis and characterization, selected topics of materials physics and so on. The main research area covers valence electron structure and materials design, the theory and application of material structure control under an external field. [+]

The discipline of material science and engineering consists of 3 subordinate discipline of master on material science, material processing engineering, and materials physics and chemistry. This discipline aims to study the structure, processing, and properties of one material and investigate the relationships of these factors. The mandatory core courses include material analysis and characterization, selected topics of materials physics and so on. The main research area covers valence electron structure and materials design, the theory and application of material structure control under an external field.

Main Course:

matrix analysis, Foundations of materials science, Material analysis and characterization, Engineering Material, Modern functional material, Mechanical properties of metals.... [-]


Master in Laser Technologies

Rezekne University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years March 2019 Latvia Rēzekne

Completing of the program will enable you to apply theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the industry and scientific research, successfully realize yourself in the field of optics, physics, modern material handling, welding, measuring technology, and communications. [+]

Completing of the program will enable you to apply theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the industry and scientific research, successfully realize yourselves in the field of optics, physics, modern material handling, welding, measuring technology, and communications.

Basic subjects of studies: Solid state physics, Physical technologies, Quantum mechanics and statistical physics, Modeling and simulation of physical processes, and others. Special disciplines: Micro and nanotechnology, Laser measuring equipment, Optical design, Components of the laser technology, Modern development of laser technology, and others.

Visiting professors from partner universities will be involved as teachers and advisors in the program. Students have an opportunity to participate in Erasmus mobility for studies and traineeship. The language of instruction is English or German.... [-]


Master in Advanced Materials Physics and Nanostructures

University of Bucharest
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Romania Bucharest

Master in Advanced Materials Physics and Nanostructures [+]

- Introduction to quantum theory of identical particle systems

- Special Mathematics Chapters

- Introduction to physics of mesoscopic systems

- Linear response phenomena

- Transport phenomena in disordered materials

- Methods for modeling electronic and optoelectronic devices

- Crystal growth techniques

- Nanostructures with applicability in electronics, optoelectronics, sensory and bio-electrochemistry

- Techniques for measuring optical and semiconductor coefficients

- Physics and thin film technology

- Optical non-linear phenomena

- Physics of dielectrics

- Optoelectronic properties of liquid crystals and thin film films. Technological applications.... [-]


Master in Theoretical Physics

Stockholm University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Östermalm

Physics is constantly developing and it is the task of the theoretical physicist to use and to improve existing theories and models, find new ones to describe recently discovered phenomena, or shed new light on old problems. Based on the scientific expertise at our department and collaborators, this MSc programme offers you advanced knowledge in theoretical physics in a strong and progressive research environment. [+]

Physics is constantly developing and it is the task of the theoretical physicist to use and to improve existing theories and models, find new ones to describe recently discovered phenomena, or shed new light on old problems. Based on the scientific expertise at our department and collaborators, this MSc programme offers you advanced knowledge in theoretical physics in a strong and progressive research environment.

Reasons to choose

First class education, closely connected to researchLocated in the Albanova University Centre, shared by Stockholm University and The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), we carry out world-leading research. With the Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics (Nordita) next door, we cover almost all theoretical fields from string theory and quantum phenomenon to general relativity and cosmology. This creates a strong and vibrant research environment which we aim to reflect in our MSc programme. With all teachers being active researchers, our students are offered great opportunities to get in contact with the different fields through lectures, laboratory sessions, group projects, and thesis work. Mentorship programme to strengthen your independent skillsThe vast part of your studies will be at Albanova, where we have a large focus on lectures and laboratory sessions. We want our students to develop their ability to work independently as well as in groups which is why our teaching focus on course projects. There is a good relationship between students and teachers, and we provide strong academical support to the students by always having easily accessible teachers. In addition, the programme includes a... [-]


Master in Physics

University of Trieste
Campus Full time Part time 2 years October 2018 Italy Trieste + 1 more

The course aims to provide postgraduate students with a solid scientific preparation and excellent practical skills in frontier fields of Physical Sciences. [+]

Learning Outcomes

The course aims to provide postgraduate students with a solid scientific preparation and excellent practical skills in frontier fields of Physical Sciences. The course offers training in experimental analysis and the use of modern technologies and devices combined with in-depth study of theoretical elements and mathematical and computing techniques, which will enable postgraduates to carry out scientific research in complete autonomy and to develop problem solving skills that they will be able to apply in highly qualified jobs or in further studies, if they wish to enter the world of research or to improve their professional stance (i.e. Ph.D., Specialisation Schools where Physics is important).... [-]


Masters Degree Course in Nuclear Physics

Erasmus Mundus - JMD - Nuclear Physics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 France Caen Italy Padua Catania Spain Seville Madrid Barcelona Salamanca + 8 more

NuclPhys is a two-year Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Degree Course in Nuclear Physics. This Course is based on the expertise of a consortium of Spanish Universities (Seville, Autónoma de Madrid, Barcelona, Complutense de Madrid and Salamanca) plus Universities of Caen Basse-Normandie, Padova, and Catania. [+]

General Info

NucPhys is a two-year Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Degree Course in Nuclear Physics. This Course is based on the expertise of a consortium of Spanish Universities (Seville, Autónoma de Madrid, Barcelona, Complutense de Madrid and Salamanca) plus Universities of Caen Basse-Normandie, Padova, and Catania. The program further benefits from the participation of the associated partners: CERN: European Organization for Nuclear Research (Geneva, Switzerland), CNA: Centro Nacional de Aceleradores (Seville, Spain), CMAM: Centro de Microanalisis de Materiales (Madrid, Spain), CIEMAT: Centro de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales y Tecnológicas (Madrid, Spain), CSIC: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (Spain), INFN-LNL: Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro (Legnaro, Italy), HGS-HIRe: Helmholtz Graduate School for Hadron and Ion Research for FAIR (Darmstadt, Germany), GANIL: Grand Acceleateur National d’Ions Lourds (Caen, France), INFN-LNS: Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (Catania, Italy) (includes AOUP: Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Policlinico di Catania), CNRS-In2p3-LPC: Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique- Institut National pour la Physique Nucléaire et des Particules- Laboratoire de Physique Corpusculaire (Caen, France), ENSICAEN: Ecole Nationale Supérieure, (Caen, France), TALENT: Training in Advanced Low Energy Nuclear Theory (EU-USA), HVM: Hospital Virgen Macarena (Sevilla, Spain), CETIR: Image Diagnostic Company (Barcelona, Spain), AAA: Advanced Accelerator Applications (Ibérica) S.L (Barcelona, Spain), NUCLEOPOLIS: Pôle Nucléaire Normand pour la Santé et l’Energie (Caen, France), ARCHADE: Advanced Resource Center for HADrontherapy in Europe (Caen, France),INFN-LNF Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati (Rome, Italy), CAEN SpA and CAEN SyS Electronic instrumentation, systems and spectroscopic solutions (Viareggio, LU, Italy).... [-]