Study programme

The Master's programme aims to train motivated students to become researchers in Experimental Physics. The curriculum mirrors the topics that are studied by the Experimental Physics groups in Utrecht; Gravitational and Subatomic Phyiscs (GRASP), Soft Condensed Matter Physics and Biophysics (SCMB) and Nanophotonics (NP).

The Master's programme Experimental Physics (EP) of Utrecht University is a 2-years programme of 120 EC, taught in English. The programme consists of:

  • 23.5 EC compulsory elements
  • a minimum of 22.5 EC primary electives, and
  • 15 EC secondary elective courses; and finally
  • a research thesis of 59 EC 

You can find a  complete overview of all courses of the Msc Experimental Physics programme, with references to the course descriptions in the Course Catalogue.