Official master's degree in High Energy Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology

If you aim to focus your academic and professional future on the field of Astrophysics, Cosmology or High Energy Physics, completing this programme can imply a significantly positive change 

Official Master's Degree in High Energy Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology

Study guides

Master description

The master's degree is structured in modules of 6 or 9 ECTS credits each, it comprises 60 credits, and is divided into two specialisations: High Energy Physics, and Astrophysics and Cosmology.

Study plan structure

 

Type Credits
Compulsory 15
Optional 33
Master Thesis 12
TOTAL 60

 

 

Module Credits Type
Introduction to the Physics of the Cosmos 6 OB
Master's Dissertation 12 OB
Statistics and Data Analysis 9 OB

 

 


Specialisation in Astrophysics and Cosmology

 

Module Credits Type
Observational Techniques 6 OT*
Stellar and Planetary Astrophysics 9 OT*
Cosmology 6 OT**
Galaxies and Extragalactic Astrophysics 6 OT**
High Energy Astrophysics 6 OT**
Neutron Stars, Black Holes and Gravitational Waves 6 OT**
Physics beyond the Standard Model 6 OT**
Planets of the Solar System and Exoplanets: Life in the Universe 6 OT**

 

* Specialization Compulsory
** Optional, you must take 18 credits


Specialisation in High Energy Physics

 

Module Credits Type
Introduction to Quantum Field Theory 6 OT*
Standard Model: Fundamentals and Phenomenology 9 OT*
Advanced Quantum Field Theory 6 OT**
Cosmology 6 OT**
Experimental Techniques in Particle Physics 6 OT**
Galaxies and Extragalactic Astrophysics 6 OT**
High Energy Astrophysics 6 OT**
Neutron Stars, Black Holes and Gravitational Waves 6 OT**
Physics beyond the Standard Model 6 OT**
Planets of the Solar System and Exoplanets: Life in the Universe 6 OT**

 

* Specialization Compulsory
** Optional, you must take 18 credits


OB: Compulsory
OT: Optional