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Programmes

Physics and Mathematics

Master (2 years) of Physics and Mathematics , 120 ECTS
Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution Roskilde University (RUC)
Campus Roskilde
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 7150 EUR
Website https://ruc.dk/en/physics-mathematics-int

Physics in interaction with mathematics

At the master programme in Physics & Mathematics you will study mechanics, relativity theory, astrophysics, condensed matter physics, quantum mechanics, electrodynamics, thermodynamics and statistical mechanics. You will work with geometry, probability calculations and statistics, the fundamental structures of mathematics, as well as selected examples of advanced topics in the field of advanced mathematics.

The programme will provide you with the skills to identify, formalise, analyse, evaluate and solve problems within physics and mathematics independently or in cooperation with others. You will learn to understand, develop, implement and evaluate experimental studies, simulations, physical reasoning or mathematical proofs, and to understand, develop, apply and evaluate qualitative and/or quantitative models within the subjects.

You finish the programme by writing an interdisciplinary master thesis.

Career

The programme offers you a wide range of job opportunities in:
  • High-tech manufacturing and development, including in the electronics and pharmaceutical industries
  • The upper secondary school education system
  • The IT, insurance and pension industries
  • Companies for which modelling, programming or consultancy plays an important role

The master degree qualifies graduates to start on a PhD programme.

Facts about the programme

Degree: Master of Science (MSc) in Physics and Mathematics
Language of tuition: English

Admission

The general requirements for admission to the Master’s programme are:
  • A Bachelor's degree equivalent to a Danish bachelor degree within the field of study of the Master’s programme.
    Students who wish to apply for a combination Master’s programme must have an educational background which is relevant to both subjects of the combination. If this is not the case the student, if generally qualified, will be required to do prerequisite studies at Bachelor level within the subjects for which the student is not fully qualified.
     
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English. IELTS: 6.5 or TOEFL paper-based: 550 or TOEFL computer-based: 225 or TOEFL internet-based: 80.
    Applicants whose native language is English or applicants whose first university degree was completed at an English speaking university need not enclose a proficiency test. Documentation regarding this must be enclosed.

How and where to apply

At RUC you can enrol as a guest student or as an exchange student. Read more about your possibillities using the following links:

Tuition

There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside of EU/EAA/Switzerland.

Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.

RUC charges an application fee for applicants from countries outside EU/EEA and Switzerland, who do not hold a Danish entry examination or a Bachelor´s degree issued by a Danish university.

If you are granted one of the following types of residence permit, you are not required to pay the application fee:
  • A permanent residence permit in Denmark ("Permanent opholdstilladelse")
  • A temporary residence permit with the possibility of a permanent residence in Denmark ("Opholdstilladelse med mulighed for varigt ophold")
  • A residence permit in Denmark according to the EU/EEA regulations (Opholdstilladelse jf. EF/EØS bekendtgørelsen")

For Further Information

How to contact RUC

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition


About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



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Sep 01
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