Physics, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • 20100
    Tuition (Year)
    1951
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
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The two-year programme places a strong emphasis on high quality research training. Students can spend up to 60 percent of their time on research project in the specialisation of their choice.
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  • Fees and funding

About

The two-year programme places a strong emphasis on high quality research training. Students can spend up to 60 percent of their time on research project in the specialisation of their choice.

The Physics department in Leiden is known for its top-level international research and excellent research groups, both theoretical and experimental, in which you will participate during your research projects. Many master's students obtain their degree with a publication in an international refereed journal. The programme offers a wide choice of individual profiles and has four specialisations: Research in Physics, Physics and Science Based Business, Physics and Science Communication and Society, and Physics and Education. Moreover, the research specialisation has predefined streams for Experimental Physics, Theoretical Physics, Cosmology, as well as a fast 'pre-PhD' stream for continuing with PhD research within the Casimir Research School. In some cases, the programme can be adjusted to suit your personal interests.

Accreditation

Accredited by: NVAO in: Netherlands

Programme Structure

Specialisations

  • Physics and Education
  • Physics and Science Communication and Society
  • Physics and Science-Based Business
  • Research in Experimental Physics
  • Research in Physics, Casimir pre-PhD
  • Research in Physics, Cosmology
  • Research in Theoretical Physics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Application deadline Start in 1 February: December (non-EEA: October). Start in 1 September: June (non-EEA: April).
  • Start date
    , September 2017
  • Credits (ECTS)
    120 ECTS
  • Duration full-time 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Full-time

Academic Requirements

  • a BSc degree in physics. Students from any university in the Netherlands with a BSc degree in physics will be admitted to the programme. For all other candidates, the Board of Admissions will judge the equivalence to this BSc degree of their previous training. Notably, applicants with a major in physics will be considered.
  • Fluency in Dutch
  • Copy of English proficiency certificate evidenced by appropriate language test. This requirement does not apply if you have completed your education in Canada, USA, UK, Ireland, New Zealand or Australia, or have an International Baccalaureate.
  • The admission process may include an interview by the Admissions Committee.
  • Applicants with a higher professional education (hbo) degree in a related field of science may be considered.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 20100 International
  • EUR 1951 EEA
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Funding

Scholarships / Grants:

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