University College Dublin


Course Name Physics
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code F012 F013
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) Belfield
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment NEXT INTAKE:2021/2022 September
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:
MSc Physics (Negotiated Learning) FT (F012)
1 Year Full Time
Deadline Rolling *

MSc Physics (Negotiated Learning) PT (F013)
2 Years Part Time
Deadline Rolling *

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.
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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time.
Course Fee

Expand+MSc Physics (F012) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 8750
nonEU fee per year - € 25600

MSc Physics (F013) Part Time
EU fee per year - € 4380
nonEU fee per year - € 12800

***Fees are subject to change

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Financial Support Please note that UCD offers a number of graduate scholarships for full-time, self-funding international students, holding an offer of a place on a UCD graduate degree programme. For further information please see International Scholarships.
Entry Requirements

Expand+• Entrance to the programme requires a degree or equivalent in Physics, Engineering, Computer Science or a related discipline. An upper second class honours, or the international equivalent is required.

• In special circumstances, students wit...


Expand+Student Internships
Industry work placements may be possible.
Students are supported in organising a placement with an academic research group. Where they choose to organise an internship with an industrial partner, they may be supported in this.

Course Content

Expand+MSc Physics
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)
This programme offers graduates an opportunity to tailor the MSc curriculum to a targeted area of expertise in physics.

- Offers specialisation in Space Science, Nano Bio Science and Nano Te...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Stage 1 - Option
Electrodynamics & Gauge Theory ACM40010
Differential Geometry and Topology in Physics ACM40090
High Performance Computing (ICHEC)ACM40640
Gen Relativity & Black Holes ACM40750
Machine Learning (Blended Delivery) COMP47460

Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression Careers & Employability
Career opportunities, both in Ireland and internationally, include the following areas: launchers, earth observation, satellite navigation, space transportation, satellite communications, space science experiments, life and physical sciences and general support technology.

The MSc can also be used as a stepping-stone to PhD research in physics or engineering. Prospective employers include agencies such as ESA and NASA, as well as Irish and international industry.
Further Enquiries Contact Name: Padraig Dunne
Contact Number: +353(0) 1 716 2088
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