|Degree:||Master of Science (MSc)|
|University website:||Physics: Quantum technology|
|Annual tuition (EEA)||0 EUR|
|Annual tuition (non-EEA)||160,000 EUR|
Enter the quantum realm, and explore the fascinating world of superconductivity, low-temperature physics, and quantum systems in this thrilling programme. Working alongside globally leading researchers in world-class facilities, you will be operating at the forefront of technological innovations, contributing scientific solutions to the known and unknown problems of the future.
This master's programme is intended for those with a strong interest in theoretical, computational, and experimental aspects of physics and astronomy. When you study the Quantum technology profile, you will get the chance to contribute to developing and evolving Sweden’s quantum computer, a project which is being led by Chalmers University of Technology. You will study and learn the fundamentals of quantum computing and related disciplines, benefiting from access to some of the finest facilities and researchers around, operating at the absolute forefront of the global race to develop quantum computing. You will have access to one of the most advanced university cleanrooms in Europe, and one of the few worldwide where master's students can carry out their projects.
With this profile, you can study the following courses in particular:
● Quantum computing
● Superconductivity and low-temperature physics
● Quantum optics and Quantum Informatics
● Superconducting devices
● Fundamentals of micro and nano-fabrication
● Modelling and fabrication
● Open quantum systems
The master's programme as a whole will give you extensive training in diverse aspects of modern physics. 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.