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By undertaking this new MSc programme, students will gain advanced experimental techniques, computational techniques, and theoretical understanding.  The programme aims to develop research and problem solving skills, preparing graduates for employment in research, science-based industry, medical physics and education.

These two programmes mark a new era in theoretical physics, which follows the discovery of a Higgs boson at CERN and the establishment of the Higgs Centre, providing training in applying theoretical physics to solve problems at the forefront of academic and industry research.

Six Higgs Scholarships, each of a value of £10,000, are available to students on the MSc in Particle & Nuclear Physics, MSc in Theoretical Physics and MSc in Mathematical Physics.