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Postgraduate MSc Degree in Physics with specialization in Nuclear and Elementary Particle Physics


During the first two semesters, the student has to complete successfully two compulsory core courses: Electromagnetism and Quantum Physics, one of the core courses Mathematical Physics, Mechanics, Statistical Physics, one of the compulsory specialization courses: Nuclear Physics and Physics of Elementary Particles and another two of the specialization courses: Quantum Field Theory , Experimental Methods in Physics, Computational Physics, Nuclear Physics, Physics of Elementary Particles,   Cosmology and General  Relativity   or from the Specific topic within Nuclear and Elementary Particle Physics: Atomic Physics, Cosmic Radiation, Quantum Computing, Health Physics, Introduction to String Theory or course from other MSc Degrees in Basic Physics.

The duration of postgraduate studies leading to the Degree of Specialization in Nuclear and Elementary Particle Physics is three semesters and the maximum allowed duration is four semesters.

Attendance to these courses is mandatory. Successful completion of each course requires the mark 6 out of 10 at the examinations.

In addition to these courses and during the third semester, the student should undertake individually a research project leading to a postgraduate thesis, which is evaluated by a three member committee. The final evaluation of the research thesis is responsibility of the Section of Nuclear and Particle Physics.

A faculty member is assigned as the tutor to each student upon entering the postgraduate program. The tutor follows the progress of the student and approves the courses selected by the student.

The graduate students in order to obtain their Postgraduate Degree in Physics with Specialization in Nuclear and Elementary Particle Physics are required to successfully complete three semesters (full-time) or 6 semesters (part-time) that correspond to a total 90 ECTS.