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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) 7575 EUR

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 Opportunities 

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


Get an overview of the admission requirements that you must fulfil in order to be considered for admission as a master's student:
At RUC, you can also enrol as a guest student or as an exchange student:


There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside EU/EAA. Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition. 

For Further Information

How to contact RUC

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at

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

Application date
Sep 01
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Feb 01

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