501–600 th
World University Rankings 2021
101–200 th
Impact Rankings 2020
101–150 th
Young University Rankings 2020
University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 2UP, United Kingdom

Physics - University of Portsmouth

**Overview** Put your passion for physics into practice, develop your research skills and deepen your knowledge on this MPhys (Hons) Physics integrated Master's degree course. You'll further your understanding of all things physics, from quantum theory to cosmology. When you finish the course you can apply what you’ve learned in roles across various industries or go on to do a PhD. **On this course you'll:** - Expand your knowledge of all aspects of physics, from the minutiae of quantum physics to the expanse of cosmology - Investigate new technologies and theories alongside the University's research teams - Use specialist scientific software, equipment and facilities to monitor and analyse the weather, pollutants and radiation levels - Get to grips with exciting technologies including Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE), Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) and Vibrating Sample Magnetometry (VSM) - Use LabVIEW software – the same software CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research) use to run the Large Hadron Collider particle accelerator - Visit companies such as BAE Systems, Airbus, QinetiQ and Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust - Attend a programme of guest lectures hosted by experts including speakers from the medical physics department at Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth - Study at a university where physics research was ranked in the top 10 nationally for quality of research outputs in the latest Government-backed REF (Research Excellence Framework) **Work experience and career planning** Our Careers and Employability service can help you find relevant work experience and research opportunities during your course. We can help you identify placements, internships and voluntary opportunities that will complement your studies and match your future ambitions. **Placement year** After your second year, you can do an optional work placement year to get valuable longer-term work and research experience in the industry. Previous students have completed placements in well-known organisations such as: - BAE Systems - Airbus - QinetiQ We’ll help you secure a work placement that fits your aspirations. You’ll get mentoring and support throughout the year. **Careers and opportunities** After the course you could do further study or a PhD. Or you could apply your skills and knowledge in areas such as: - aerospace - energy - medical instrumentation - defence - IT - scientific journalism - finance Whatever your career choice, our Careers and Employability service will help you to get where you want to be in your desired career. You'll get advice and support for up to 5 years after you leave the University, to ensure you get the most out of your burgeoning post-academic career. **This course has a subject classification which requires students whose nationality is outside the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland to have an ATAS certificate, irrespective of country of residence at the point of application.**

  • Qualification
    Master in Physics (with Honours) - MPhys (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-14
  • Location
    Main Site,PortsmouthEngland
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £16,400