Masters | Postgraduate Course - Fusion Energy MSc Course Details within University of York

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Fusion Energy MSc

Study Details

MSc 1 year Full-time

Our 12-month Master's course provides a firm foundation in fusion physics. It is an ideal course to prepare students for a PhD in fusion energy or for employment in fusion laboratories. In addition to the lecture courses, you will be introduced to the skills in computational and experimental plasma physics essential to Fusion research (and highly valued in today’s knowledge-based economy). The MSc culminates in a major research project where, under the supervision of world leading physicists at the York Plasma Institute, you will conduct cutting edge research in fusion. During your study you will also have the chance to explore the many exciting areas of modern plasma research, for example: cutting-edge medical therapies utilising plasma jets and beams of laser-generated ions; plasmas as compact particle accelerators and next generation plasma space propulsion systems.

Entry Requirements

A minimum entry requirement is a lower second class degree (or equivalent) in physics or a related discipline.
If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to. For more information, see: