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Applied Physics

Degree type
MSc
Language of education
English (100%)
Duration
24 months
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Education type
Fulltime
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Accreditations
NVAO
Type of institution
Research University
City
Eindhoven

Program description

For a physicist physical phenomena are fascinating questions to investigate. As an student you apply your knowledge of these phenomena in new technological developments.

The program gives you the opportunity to get involved in physical phenomena, new technologies, and measurement methods. These are based on technical applications of physical principles in the most diverse disciplines. The course consists to a large extent of internships, so that you will learn how to apply your technical and scientific knowledge in a research environment. The Applied Physics department opts for an integrated approach to teaching and research at an internationally competitive level.

An important characteristic is the fact that the program is strongly focused on building bridges between fundamental science and technological applications. This is made possible by the strong contacts that the department maintains with the high-tech companies in the Eindhoven region, as well as in the rest of the Netherlands and beyond. A large part of this program consists of elective courses and internships.The extensive freedom of choice means you can, to a large extent, define the content of your study program to match your own preferences.

Why Study Applied Physics at Einhoven University of Technology?

An important characteristic of the Master’s program in Applied Physics in Eindhoven is the fact that the program is strongly focused on building bridges between fundamental science and technological applications. This is made possible by the intensive contacts that the Applied Physics department maintains with the high-tech companies in the Eindhoven region, as well as in the rest of the Netherlands and beyond.

Applied Physics Specializations

In the second year of your Master degree program you will work on a final project in one of the tracks that, to a large extent, match the research focal areas of the department. You can choose to carry out your project within the department (only for international students) or at another university. It is also possible to carry out the project at a company in the Netherlands or abroad. The four specialisations (Master tracks) are:

  • Functional (Nano-)Materials / Nano-Engineering: analyzing, constructing and manipulating materials at nanometer scale;
  • Transport Physics: fundamental aspects of transport processes in fluids and gases;
  • Plasma Physics: plasmas and their applications, and applications of ion beams;
  • Nuclear Fusion 
Subjects
Elective subjects; Specialization Courses in Physics; Research and Development (internship), Research Project.

Objectives
Masters of Science in Applied Physics are able to keep up with and initiate new developments in their field of specialization, but also in a more generalistic way.

Applied Physics Related Programs

Besides the MSc Applied Physics, Eindhoven University of Technology offers a range of other Physics related programs such as the English taught master in Nano-Engineering

See which programs are related to the MSc Applied Physics

Applied Physics Scholarships

Students who would like to register for the Master Applied Physics will need to have sufficient funds for tuition and living expenses. Getting a scholarship could be the first step towards obtaining a top MSc degree at Eindhoven University of Technology.

See which scholarships you can apply for if you want to do the MSc Applied Physics program.

About Eindhoven University of Technology

Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) is a research university specializing in engineering science & technology. Our education, research and knowledge valorization contribute to:

- science for society: solving the major societal issues and boosting prosperity and welfare by focusing on the Strategic Areas of Energy,  Health and Smart Mobility
- science for industry: the development of technological innovation in cooperation with industry
- science for science: progress in engineering sciences through excellence in key research cores and innovation in education

Excellent Education
We see it as our duty to train engineers to possess a sound scientific basis and scientific depth. They also have the necessary skills to successfully flourish in social sectors and functions.

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Admission requirements

Previous education

BSc in (Applied) Physics or equivalent.

Grade average

For admission a minimum of 75% CGPA. For entry to Talent Scholarship Program a minimum of 80% CGPA.

Written request

Letter of motivation.

Language requirements

CPE: C1, IELTS overall band: 6.5, TOEFL internet based: 90

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