Programme objectives

Master's Programme, Engineering Physics, 120 credits (TTFYM), Programme syllabus for studies starting in autumn 2018

Last edit: 17/05/2019
Approved: 17/05/2019

The aim of this Master of Science programme is to provide students with mathematics and physics skills suitable for advanced development work in industry, as well as for continued PhD studies. Depending on personal interests, students can choose their tracks within a number of different fields.

Knowledge and understanding

After completing the Master of Science programme in Engineering Physics the student will:

  • have a broad knowledge of physics.
  • be able to analyse problems and suggest methods for their solution.
  • be able to use appropriate approximations to simplify the solution of a problem.
  • have a solid basis for continued studies towards a PhD degree in physics or a physics-related subject.

Skills and abilities

After completing the Master of Science programme in Engineering Physics the student will:

  • have the ability to apply physics and mathematics methods to solve engineering problems, and to make proper documentation of the results.
  • be able to communicate both orally and in writing about technical subjects.
  • be experienced in seeking information from various sources.
  • be experienced in teamwork and interaction within a group.
  • have the ability to make use of new information to develop new skills.

Ability to make judgments and adopt a standpoint

After completing the Master of Science program in Engineering Physics the student will:

  • have a responsible attitude towards the use and misuse of science.
  • realize the importance of giving due credit to previous contributions and prior knowledge in a research field.
  • have an open mind towards accepting good advice and suggestions from different sources.