|Degree:||Master of Science (MSc)|
|University website:||Physics: Material physics|
|Annual tuition (EEA)||0 SEK|
|Annual tuition (non-EEA)||160,000 SEK|
With this profile, you will use techniques and knowledge from modern physics to investigate issues surrounding materials and their properties. You will study subjects including condensed matter physics, semiconducting materials, and surface physics at the nanoscale, helping to create and discover new and advanced materials. This programme will find you operating at the forefront of technological innovations, and contributing scientific solutions to future challenges both known and unknown.
This master's programme is intended for those with a strong interest in theoretical, computational, and experimental aspects of physics and astronomy. In the Material physics profile, you will look at certain subjects with particular depth, including spectroscopy, statical physics, and condensed matter physics:
● Statistical physics
● Fundamentals of hard and soft materials
● Condensed matter physics
● Biological and biotechnical physics
● Physics and applications of electromagnetic fields and optical materials
● Semiconductor materials physics
● Materials imaging and microanalysis
● Surface and nanophysics
● Functional energy materials
After graduation, your skills and knowledge in the physics of advanced materials and their properties will be in high-demand in industrial and research settings.
In the Physics master’s programme as a whole, you will learn to identify and explain general aspects of physics that are integral to applications in engineering and natural sciences. Furthermore, you will identify relevant theoretical, computational, and experimental methods and apply these to problem-solving across a wide range of fields.
The core courses of the programme focus on giving you a solid understanding of the fundamental principles of physics, thereby preparing you for a future driven by knowledge and technology. Wider topics range from the subatomic to cosmological scale, covering complex phenomena relevant in fields such as quantum technology, nanomaterials, and living matter. The programme encourages creative thinking, critical evaluation, and engineering skills grounded in the fundamental principles of the physical world.
You will graduate with expertise in problem-solving and in advanced experimental and theoretical techniques, making you highly attractive to national and international employers in the private and public sectors alike. The programme is an excellent preparation for all manner of diverse careers in fields that benefit from quantitative and analytical thinking – industrial research, consulting, teaching, research and more. Further studies and a career in academia is also another route that you will be well placed to follow.