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Physics MRes

Gain advanced research skills and knowledge with our MRes Physics. It prepares you for a PhD or a career in a commercial research and development environment.

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Our Physics MRes is currently suspended. This means that we won’t be able to accept applications for this course.

Depending on your background, you can apply for other courses related to your subject of interest for 2023 entry, such as:


This research master's in physics gives you:

  • advanced research skills and knowledge in physics
  • problem-solving skills
  • quantitative analysis knowledge

You'll be suitable for the programme if you have a BSc in:

  • physics
  • mathematics
  • chemistry
  • engineering

A major part of the programme is being able to work within a research group.

You'll use modern techniques and equipment to tackle a problem of fundamental or technological importance.

Your topic of study will be either experimental or theoretical, in one of our physics research areas.

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For queries about this course please contact:

Postgraduate Secretary
School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6960


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