Physics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • 458
    Tuition (Semester)
    458
    Tuition (Semester)
  • English
    Language
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The Master in Physics provides advanced training in physics. It includes specialisations in areas such as particle physics, condensed matter physics, theoretical physics, applied physics, astronomy and astrophysics. The programme and work placements give students the opportunity to work with prestigious institutions, including CERN, ESA and NASA.
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

Through the programme, students acquire both a solid foundation in modern physics and expertise in their field of specialisation. The programme leads to careers in areas such as research, teaching and industry, and develops modelling skills that are very valued, including in the economics and finance sectors.

Orientations:
  • Astronomy and astrophysics
  • Applied physics
  • Condensed matter physics
  • Particle and nuclear physics
  • Theoretical physics

Students may earn up to 30 credits while on exchange. They may also conduct research outside the university, under the supervision of a faculty member, or do a work placement at a leading external laboratory in order to complete their Master’s degree.

The Master in Physics leads to a number of opportunities both in Switzerland and abroad, including:

  • Industry
  • Management
  • Finance
  • Medical applications
  • Meteorology
  • Climatology, energy and environmental applications
  • Research
  • Teaching

Programme Structure

  • Specialisation courses and electives, seminars, course work
  • Dissertation

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Credits (ECTS)
    120 ECTS
  • Duration full-time 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Full-time

Academic Requirements

A Bachelor of Science in Physics, or an equivalent degree.

Tuition Fee Per Semester

  • EUR 458 International
  • EUR 458 EEA
  • Tuition fee is 500 CHF per semester.
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