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What our graduates say

Emily Pender, MSc graduate 2019

There was a broad spectrum of other courses available to us which were also available to theoretical and mathematical physics Masters students and integrated Masters students. I took two courses in particle physics, two in nuclear physics, one double credit course in programming, data analysis and machine learning alongside a few more theoretical courses.

Read Emily's full story on the School of Physics & Astronomy blog.