|Degree:||Master of Science (MSc)|
|University website:||Physics & Astronomy|
Let's get physical! Dive deeper into understanding our nature, and explore new insights into physics and astronomy. There is still so much to discover, from the infinitely small to the infinitely large. Research expertise of two universities ensure high-level education.
With this MSc programme, we combine the research expertise of both VUB and Ghent University, allowing you to tailor your study programme to your interests.
Your first task? Select which one of our three minors you wish to follow: Research, Economy and Business, or Education. Regardless of your choice, you will receive solid training as a physicist and the opportunity to participate in high-level research. Let’s get physical!
Did you know that physicists are much sought after on the job market? Especially ones that study here! Our graduates are highly regarded in all sectors requiring problem-solving abilities and analytical, mathematical, and ICT skills. In Belgium - like most of Europe - physicists are among the 10 highest-paid professionals. Many doors are open to you - perhaps in scientific research. Why not admit to one of the universities or research institutes to assist in new scientific developments? In industry too, you'll be in great demand due to your broad education in modelling, statistics, and informatics. Choose banking, finance, or pharmaceuticals and your work is likely to focus mainly on risk analysis and modelling. Also in education, you will find many opportunities for work.