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Applied Physics

University of Groningen

Master Postgraduate Groningen

Course description

Qualification Master of Science
Field of study Mathematics, natural sciences and computer science
Course summary Do you want to contribute to the development of computer devices that operate like a human brain? Design semi-conductor materials for the future's high-efficiency solar cells? Create an anti-icing coa
Course description Understand why ceramic micro-/nanostructures do not break easily? Make graphene nano-devices for next-generation high-speed electronics?The Master's degree programme in Applied Physics focuses on materials engineering and device physics. It offers an excellent combination of fundamental research on the one hand, and an open eye to possible industrial applications on the other. Teaching and research are embedded in the Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, which belongs to the best materials research institutes in the world. The international environment of the programme, and especially within the research groups, is inspiring and challenging.The Master's degree programme in Applied Physics is open to students who already have a solid background in physics or applied physics, and who are eager to expand their knowledge and skills to obtain a Master's degree in a modern applied physics research environment.
Study subjects -
Course objectives -
ECTS credits 120.00
Duration 24 month(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes -
Accreditation -

About the institution

Department Faculty of Science and Engineering
Information about the institution Students and researchers from all over the world come to Groningen to expand their own boundaries as well as those of academia.

Admission

Admission requirements
  1. At least a Bachelor's degree in Applied Physics. This is merely an indication of required background knowledge. The admissions board determines whether the specific contents of this/these course(s) meet the admission requirements of the master programme for which you applied.
  2. The Admissions Office will advise the Admissions Board on your application, after which the Board will decide if you meet the admission requirements in terms of general level of previous education and specific background knowledge. Applications are evaluated on a continuous basis. You do not have to wait until the application deadline to apply. Make sure to visit 'MSc Application Procedure' at: http://www.rug.nl/fse/programme/admissions/msc/ for all the necessary information about the procedure and admission requirements.
  3. MAKE SURE TO VISIT http://www.rug.nl/fwn/fmns-programme/admissions/msc/language-requirements for all the necessary information about required language tests.
Language requirements
IELTS overall band 6.5
TOEFL computer based 237
TOEFL internet based 92
TOEFL paper based 580
Professional experience required -
Duration 24 month(s)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
1 Sep 2019 1 May 2019 1 May 2019
1 Feb 2020 15 Oct 2019 15 Oct 2019
1 Sep 2020 1 May 2020 1 May 2020
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2019 (FT)€ 2083€ 15500€ 14650

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.

Scholarships

Orange Knowledge Programmes (OKP), Eric Bleumink Fund, Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program, Jean Monnet Scholarship Programme, Orange Knowledge Scholarship Programme (formerly NFP), StuNed Scholarship Programme

For more scholarships, visit: www.grantfinder.nl

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Contact

Contact information for the study programme

sciencemasters@rug.nl

For international students who are interested in a Campus Tour or have other practical questions

sciencemasters@rug.nl

Contact information for the institution

Onderwijsvoorlichting

study info

studiekiezers@rug.nl

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