Gain experience in a wide range of topics taught across the University of London at a high level of specialisation. Topics include nanotechnology, biophysics, photonics, cosmology and particle physics. Consists of taught components plus a very in-depth research project linked to areas of cutting edge research in the given field.
- The programme provides a wide range of background knowledge and generic and transferable research skills.
- Students will gain real experience of research in current areas of interest in Physics and related disciplines.
- A major project provides the opportunity to specialise in experimental or computational biophysics and nantotechnology research, or theoretical particle physics and cosmology.
- Success in the programme prepares students for subsequent PhD studies or for appointments in academic, industrial and public-sector research.
Professor Lev Kantorovich; Professor Anatoly Zayats
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
One year FT, two years PT, September to September.
Strand Campus. Some modules may take place at other University of London Colleges and at Guy's Campus.
Many students go on to do a higher Physics degree, work in scientific research, teaching or work in the financial sector.
Year of entry 2013