School of Physics & Astronomy

Masters Degrees

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Make the journey between undergraduate and PhD study in a research-focused environment with our masters degree programmes.

For all masters degrees there is a possibility during the year to transfer to a PhD.


One year research based degree with up to 20 optional credits of generic training taken in MPAGS and/or the Postgraduate Study website and up to 40 credits of taught modules. The main component is a research based dissertation the equivalent of 120-160 credits.

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MSc Gravity, Particle and Fields

This course provides an introduction to the physical principles and mathematical techniques of current research in general relativity, quantum gravity, particle physics, quantum field theory, quantum information theory, cosmology and the early universe.

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MSc Machine Learning in Science

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English Language Qualification 

English language requirements can be found on the online prospectus page for your chosen course. 

Advanced English Language Skills training is provided through the University of Nottingham’s Centre for English Language Education (CELE) to which our international postgraduates have full access. CELE offers a wide range of courses to support students with language and study skills demands of the research degree course in Physics & Astronomy. Courses focus on specific skills areas in the English language such as academic writing skills, academic reading and listening skills, grammar and vocabulary, academic and conversational speaking and pronunciation.  

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School of Physics and Astronomy

The University of Nottingham
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