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International :01 Oct
EU :01 Dec

MSc Physics and Astronomy

Catalog id : 65016
 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
2 Years
 Start month
February

 Tuition fee

International
14630 EUR
National
2000 EUR
EU
2000 EUR

Application fee

International 0 EUR
National 0 EUR
EU 50 EUR
Department
Faculty of Science
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)92
TOEFL-PBT (min)580
GMAT (avg)600
58

World University Ranking

About this course

Physics and Astronomy is a joint degree programme of the University of Amsterdam and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Courses are taught at locations of both universities. UvA and VU jointly issue a degree certificate to graduates. As a Physics and Astronomy student in Amsterdam you benefit from expertise, networks and research projects at both universities and affiliated research institutes.

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Eligibility Criteria

The Master's programme Physics and Astronomy is open to:

  • Applicants with an academic Bachelor's degree in (Applied) Physics, Astronomy, or a comparable discipline
  • Applicants with a UvA Bachelor's degree in Beta-gamma with a Physics major

Additional requirements for international students: International applicants must fulfill additional general entry requirements set by the UvA Faculty of Science, regarding academic background, academic average and proficiency in English.

In the case that the Bachelor's is not in Physics/ Astronomy/ Astrophysics, the appropriateness of the level of Phyiscs knowledge of the candidate is subject to the judgement of the Programme Manager.

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Course Modules

Within the Master's programme Physics and Astronomy, every student can find an area suited to their individual talents and ambitions. There are several specialisations or 'tracks':

  • Advanced Matter and Energy Physics
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Gravitation, Astro- and Particle Physics
  • Physics of Life and Health
  • Theoretical Physics
  • Science, Business and Innovation
  • Science for Energy and Sustainability

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How to Apply

Please be sure to follow each step carefully.  

  • Register in Studielink
  • Application file submission
  • General application procedure (different for Dutch and International students in some respects)
  • Pay the Tuition Fee (after Admission)

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