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Master´s Thesis in Engineering Physics

  • Number of credits 30 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2020

About the course

In the thesis work, the student will be trained in planning, implementing and reporting an independent project. It will also give the student a possibility to deepen and develop skills within the field of engineering physics. The work is carried out by the student independently but under supervision. The outcome of the work is disseminated by a thesis and an oral presentation. As a part of his/her work, the student will also undertake a critical examination of another student's thesis work.

Application and eligibility

Master´s Thesis in Engineering Physics, 30 hp


31 August 2020


17 January 2021

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Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

The thesis shall normally be carried through during the fifth year of the programme. Admission requirements: at least 270 ECTS credits in total and all requirements under the heading "4.3 Other requirements" of the degree requirement. Depending on the subject of the thesis, specific prior knowledge may be required. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A (IELTS (Academic) with a minimum overall score of 5.5 and no individual score below 5.0. TOEFL PBT (Paper-based Test) with a minimum total score of 530 and a minimum TWE score of 4. TOEFL iBT (Internet-based Test) with a minimum total score of 72 and a minimum score of 17 on the Writing Section). Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.


Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code



Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland. Online application service in Swedish will open 16 March 2020 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 15 April 2020.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

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Contact person for the course is:
Lars-Erik Svensson