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Physics - Faculty of Science - Leiden University

Physics and Education (MSc)

Career prospects

After graduation you will have a lot of opportunities: academics are highly sought after in Dutch secondary education or MBO teaching. You can also aim for a management position or work as a researcher within the field of Physics.

The Master of Science programme guarantees thorough research training founded on a sound theoretical basis. After graduating you will have excellent knowledge of fundamental Physics and highly developed curiosity-driven research skills.  Moreover you have obtained the skills and knowledge to apply your Physics background to issues of classroom practice.


After completing the Physics master's programme you will have a broad array of career prospects. All students with a Master of Science in Physics are admissible to a PhD programme. If you have the desire to apply your knowledge of Physics outside the university, there are ample job possibilities in high-tech industry, software and consultancy companies worldwide, or a career as a teacher, science communicator or science policy maker.

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