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Physics - Faculty of Science - Leiden University

Physics and Business Studies (MSc)

Career prospects

Many students receive their first job offer during or right after their Business Studies internship. With an MSc in Physics you are well prepared for broad array of career prospects in research or industry.

As a science student you have been trained to develop analytical skills, the attitude for problem solving and the ability to learn fast as well as to apply creative thinking. This rather unique skill set is necessary to become a good researcher. At the same time, these qualifications are also valuable for industry and business. Many companies are looking for science graduates who will be able to fulfil challenging jobs requiring the above mentioned skills.

Business Studies alumni at work

  • 22.0 Procent PhD Student
  • 17.0 Procent Clinical Research/Regulatory Professional
  • 12.0 Procent Business-/Project Manager
  • 11.0 Procent Business Consultant
  • 7.0 Procent Product-/Marketing-/Sales Manager
  • 7.0 Procent Manager
  • 5.0 Procent Business Analyst
  • 4.0 Procent Management Consultant
  • 4.0 Procent ICT Professional
  • 3.0 Procent Tech Transfer Professional
  • 8.0 Procent Other

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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