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Physics of Materials and Biological Systems, Master's Programme, 120 hec

The properties of materials play a fundamental role in many applications we use everyday - and for those we have yet to develop. The laws of physics on the atomic scale determine the observed macroscopic properties of materials. The aim of this Master's Programme is to present courses that builds up knowledge and skill based on this perspective.

The program covers a broad range of condensed matter and materials research today, starting from atoms, molecules, clusters over nanoscience and nanotechnology all the way to realistic simulations of material properties and technical and industrial applications.

The program also includes soft matter which partly consists of synthetic materials, but also biological systems where fundamental physical principles and methods are applied to biological and living matter from biomolecules and cells up to the living state. You can choose between two tracks: Material Physics or Biophysics.

Career areas

A Master of Science Degree in Physics of Materials and Biological Systems is suitable for a professional career in different sectors of the advanced material and technological industry, in government authorities such as environmental control and inspection units as well as in academia as a researcher in the field of physics. As a well trained physicist you could also play an important role in research teams of the more applied sciences chemistry and biology.

Entrance requirements and application

Entrance Requirements:

A Bachelor's degree or equivalence to 180 credits or 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university, with a minimum of 90 credits in physics. Applicants must prove their knowledge of English: English 6/English B from Swedish Upper Secondary School or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.

Selection:

Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

Physics of Materials and Biological Systems, Master's Programme, 120 hec
Start Full/part time Apply
Autumn 2019 Day, 100 % Cancelled
CITY: Göteborg
APPLICATION CODE: GU-61198
LAST APPLICATION DATE: 2019-01-15
Comments: This programme has been cancelled and will not start during the autumn term 2019.
APPLICATION AND TUITION FEE:
Application fee 900 SEK
Full programme cost 232 806 SEK
First payment 58 202 SEK
Application and tuition fees do not apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students.
Further information on how to apply and application and tuition fees: http://www.universityadmissions.se

Application deadlines for the autumn semester

15 January

  • The admission round that opens 1 December and closes 15 January, is open and recommended for all international students.

15 april

  • Some programmes are available in the admission round that opens 15 March and closes 15 April. This admission round is only open for students that are not in need of a resident permit before they come to Sweden (mainly EU/EEA citizents).

How to apply

Study Guidance

Do you have any questions regarding this programme? Please contact our study advisors

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