Research in Physics, theoretical (MSc)
The Theoretical Physics specialisation prepares you for a career in industrial research and performing problem solving tasks. The master degree is an excellent stepping stone for pursuing a PhD degree.
After graduating you will have excellent knowledge of theoretical Physics and highly developed research skills. You will be a creative and independent scientist who is ready to continue in research. Theoretical physics are in high demand in a range of professions because of their imagination, versatility and analytical skills. You can also work in high-tech industry, software and consultancy companies worldwide, or a career as a teacher, science communicator or science policy maker. The research specialisations are an excellent stepping-stone for graduates with the ambition and aspiration to pursue 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.