MSc(Res) Particle Physics
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Faculty of Science
Join us in unravelling some of the greatest mysteries in modern physics.
About the course
|September 2018 start||
You will learn from researchers who were part of the discoveries of the Higgs boson, the third neutrino mixing angle, and gravitational waves.
You’ll be able to take part in front-line experiments at the LHC, in neutrino physics, in the search for dark matter, and in gravitational waves.
You will develop the skills to make new discoveries at the frontiers of physics.
Examples of optional modules
Choose from a range including:
Teaching and assessment
One-year individual programme of research.
Taught material is complemented by a 12-month research project in one of our world-leading research groups.
Depending on the subject of your project, it may be possible for you to complete your research at a laboratory outside the University of Sheffield – for example, at CERN.
1 year full-time
A first class undergraduate degree in physics or a related subject.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
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