Theoretical Physics - Research

Maynooth University


Course Name Theoretical Physics - Research
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MHQ06 MHQ07
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commences September (or other agreed time)
Application Date Closing date
Research applications are generally accepted at any time
PAC Application Information

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PAC Code

MHQ06 MSc Full-time
MHQ07 MSc Part-time

The following information should be forwarded to PAC, 1 Courthouse Square, Galway or uploaded to your online application form:


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Duration 2 Years Full-Time, 3 Years Part-Time
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Candidates for the Research Masters degree will normally be expected to have at least a Second Class Honours Grade 1 degree in Mathematical/ Theoretical Physics or a related discipline.

Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is con...

Course Content

Expand+MSc by research in Theoretical Physics

The objective of the structured research programme in Theoretical Physics is to provide:

- A high quality research experience and training
- Enhanced arrangements for supervision and mentorship
- Structu...

Research Areas

Prof P Coles
Cosmology and the large-scale structure of the Universe, especially theoretical models of galaxy formation and the evolution of galaxy clustering. The cosmic microwave background as a probe of space-time geometry and models o...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Theoretical physicists are in high demand in the job market thanks to their skills in numeracy, analytical and abstract thinking and the application of these skills to solving problems in the real world. Graduates can consider a wide range of caree...

Further Enquiries Programme Director Dr John Regan
Address Department of Theoretical Physics, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
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