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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.

Career

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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