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Theoretical Physics with Mathematics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (WUR) Maynooth, Ireland
We offer a bachelor degree in Theoretical Physics with Mathematics at the Maynooth University. You will develop a deeper understanding of the various areas of modern mathematics, including analysis, algebra, geometry, and topology.
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Overview

You will study the entire physical world from the microscopic to the cosmic - topics such as black holes, the Big Bang, quantum computing, elementary particles and the fundamental forces of nature, superconductivity, neural networks, matter in extreme conditions, and simulation of physical and biological systems.

This accelerated three-year programme in Theoretical Physics with Mathematics at the  Maynooth University is designed for students with a very strong interest in theoretical physics and mathematics. Students take Theoretical (Mathematical) Physics and Mathematics throughout the three years of the programme.

Understand how mathematical science underpins key areas of human endeavour and industry, from engineering to construction to economics, software development to space travel.

Career Options 

  • Theoretical physicists and mathematicians are suitable for a wide range of occupations, not only in high-tech fields, but also in areas where analytical and problem-solving skills are valued.
  • Graduates may consider careers in research and development, computing and software engineering, electronics, telecommunications, semiconductors, banking, finance, management, and teaching, to name a few.
  • Many of our graduates move on to postgraduate study and research at our university or major international universities. Some of our popular options include MSc in Mathematical Science (Taught), MSc in Mathematical Physics (Research), MSc in Mathematics (Research) or (Taught), PhD.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Classical mechanics
  • Electricity and magnetism
  • Mathematical methods
  • Special relativity
  • Statistical and thermal physics
  • Vibrations and waves

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    55

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General Requirements

  • Apply to the CAO by February 1st 2020. Late applications from mature students may be accepted after this date - consult the Undergraduate Studies website for updates. Application may not be made to the CAO after May 1st 2020.
  • Mature students must complete the CAO section for mature applicants fully, indicating clearly past or current studies, and outlining educational goals and objectives. Applicants are assessed on the basis of the information provided on their CAO application form. All questions should be answered in full.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4317 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4317 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Maynooth

  • 650 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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