Quantum Fields Strings & Gravity

Trinity College Dublin

Quantum Fields Strings & Gravity

The students will have an opportunity to discuss cutting edge research and perform their own M.Sc. dissertation work under the supervision of the School of Mathematics staff, who are world class experts in the field. The aim of the program is to give undergraduate students an excellent opportunity to advance their knowledge and skills up to a level required for doctoral level research.

The course provides a significant degree of flexibility in regards to the preferred research direction – both formal and lattice high energy theory modules and dissertation projects are provided. The course also allows for a variety of educational backgrounds and offers two-tiered packages of modules (fundamental and advanced) which are tailored to the level of incoming students.

Entry requirements

Admission Requirements
Applicants are expected to have a first Bachelor degree in Theoretical Physics or Mathematics or Physics with a strong Theoretical Physics component. All applicants must provide a personal statement detailing their interests and clearly indicate whether they wish to follow formal or lattice pathway on their application. The applicants should also provide their up to date transcripts and arrange for two recommendation letters. A possible skype interview may be required.

Applicants are expected to have a Bachelors with a 2.1 or a equivalent.

Application dates

Closing Date: 31 July 2023


One Year Full Time

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Career Opportunities
Successful graduates of the course are expected to continue their education at the top PhD programs in Theoretical Physics in the world. MSc students will be strong applicants for IRC postgraduate funding for PhDs within the school of mathematics. This course will provide the background necessary to carry out research in a wide range of areas in mathematical and theoretical physics.

More details
  • Qualification letters

    M.Sc. / P.Grad.Dip.

  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ),Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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