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The award
Master Degree

How long you will study
2 Years

Domestic course fees
SEK 65000 per semester

How you will study
distance

Course starts
August

International course fees
SEK 65000 per semester

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About Physics at Linnaeus University

The goal of physics as a science is to uncover as far as possible the very essence of nature. Research in physics has resulted in a number of fundamental laws and relationships that can be applied in many areas of science and technology.

During your studies, you will work closely with teachers and scientists involved in research projects. You will get a deeper knowledge and understanding of concepts and models in physics and will be able to initiate and conduct research independently. The programme is offered in English and is aimed at students from around the world. Since some of the courses are distance courses, you may study parts of the programme online.

We also have an agreement with the University of Insubria in Como, Italy, where a corresponding programme is offered. This means that you have access to a large selection of courses to choose from. You also have the possibility to, without any study fees, study one or two semesters in Como in order to be conferred a so-called double degree, i.e. a degree from each university, which may be an advantage if you are thinking of an international career.

Experiments are an important tool for testing hypotheses and formulating new theories. That is why laboratory work is used as a teaching method to practice experimental methodology.

As a physicist, you learn to build models, do calculations and make predictions - in short, to solve problems. Physics is not a homogeneous discipline, but rather it encompasses many different fields, such as, condensed matter physics, nanophysics, biophysics, nuclear physics, meteorology, oceanography and astronomy, just to name some of them.

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  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMaster DegreeHow you will studyDistanceHow long you will study2 years
    Course startsAugustDomestic course feesSEK 65000 per semesterInternational course feesSEK 65000 per semester

Entry requirements

General entry requirements for second-cycle studies and specific entry requirements: Bachelor Degree in Physics of which at least 30 credits are in modern physics or the equivalent. English B/6 or the equivalent.

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    Former student in a number of master courses in informatics, computer science and media technology at Linnaeus University

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