The programme has a course load of 60 EC, all of which take place in the first year. Your courses will be carefully chosen in consultation with the programme manager.
The following courses are compulsory:
Besides these core courses, four restricted choice courses (24 EC) are required. For example:
In addition, 18 EC of free choice can be used to fulfil specific requirements, e.g. for advanced courses or deficiencies.
The second year of the programme consists of:
You conduct your research project within one of the track's participating research groups, at another university (in the Netherlands or abroad), or in industry. It is concluded with a Master's thesis, which you present during a colloquium.
All students enrolled in the Physics and Astronomy Master's programme are requested to bring their own laptop. More information on specific system requirements can be found here.