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Physics - Faculty of Science - Leiden University

Research in Physics, Cosmology (MSc)

Career prospects

With an MSc degree in Physics you are well prepared for broad array of career prospects in research or industry and have excellent career prospects: 90% of our graduates find a job within one month after graduation. The degree is also an excellent stepping stone for pursuing a PhD degree.


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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