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Master´s Thesis in Physics

  • Number of credits 30 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2016

About course

The work can be chosen from a variety of topics within the field of physics. The student is given the opportunity to practice her/his knowledge within some supervised specialized project. The aims are to promote advanced skills and competence within the field, to develop skills in collecting and compiling data and in accounting for the results obtained, both orally and in written form.

Application and eligibility

Master´s Thesis in Physics, 30 hp

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Lectures begin on week starting 29 August 2016


Lectures end on week starting 13 January 2017

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Application deadline

15 April 2016

Application code



Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. The deadline to apply has passed, but some courses and programmes are accepting late applications. Go to

Required Knowledge

At least 30 ECTS credits in physics on an advanced level, and all relevant courses for the thesis. 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 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.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 67,500

Total fee

SEK 67,500