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Master in Materials Physics

Kaunas University of Technology
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Kaunas
English
01 September 2021
Application deadline: 31 July 2021

Program description

Improvement of the properties of materials is one of the cornerstones of the modern world, leading to new, better products and equipment that are stronger, more sustainable and more efficient. It is such discoveries that the graduates of this program seek, who during their studies delve into fundamental and applied physics, study the structure of materials, ways to improve and synthesize materials.

Why @KTU?

At KTU, the students of MSc Materials Physics receive profound knowledge within physics and materials science and acquire research skills and in-depth theoretical and experimental knowledge of materials composition and improvement of their characteristics. This, together with the mastery of methodology and technique for technological measurements of materials, makes them proficient in processing and analysing experimental results.

  • These studies combine fundamental and engineering competencies, with a strong focus on practical skills and the application of high technologies (micro- and nanotechnologies)
  • A unique to Lithuania MA+ study model allows students either to aim for excellence in a chosen speciality field or to strengthen their interdisciplinary competencies by choosing different elective study paths

What will you study?

  • Phenomena: optical, thermal, relativistic, magnetic, non-linear, nuclear and electronic, ionised particles, the interaction of electronic and laser, X-ray, gamma radiation and material
  • Objects: nano- and micro-derivatives, surfaces of solid bodies and thin functional coatings, crystals, nanostructures, thin films
  • Materials technologies: surface engineering, micro- and nanotechnologies, physical-plasma technologies
  • Application: sensors, spintronics, elements of alternative energy, high radiation technologies

Admission requirements

Undergraduate diploma (or higher)

  • a university Bachelor’s degree(min. length – 180 ECTS) in physics or material science or similar field with a good average grade (min. CGPA>60%),
  • proficiency in English: IELTS ≥6.0, TOEFL ≥85, CEFR ≥C1, GRE or equivalent.

English Language requirements

  • Proficiency in English: IELTS ≥6.0, TOEFL ≥85, CEFR ≥C1, GRE or equivalent.
  • If your previous studies have been fully in English and it is marked on your degree certificate or transcript, or noted in confirmation from the school which confirms that your studies have been fully in English language, additional English test may not be required.
  • If an applicant does not have any official test, the online examination may be organized by KTU.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Scholarships & funding

All international students automatically become candidates to receive the Scholarship for International Students, which is assigned for first-year Bachelor or Master students with strong academic records and motivation.

The residents of European Union countries and the global citizens of Lithuanian origin can apply for state-funded study places. This means that all the applicants, who fall into one of the aforementioned categories, will participate in the general admission’s competition for state-funded study places and get the chance to study free of charge, depending on their admission score.

Tuition fees

Tuition fee: €4,300 per year

Qualification

Awards: MSc (Master of Physical Sciences)

Credits: 120 ECTS

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About this institute

Kaunas University of Technology

Established in 1922, Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) provides studies and research in all areas answering the demands of today’s ever-changing world. Ranked the 1st in Lithuania by alumni employability and student satisfaction, KTU is among the top 500 world...


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Why study at Kaunas University of Technology

KTU, the main provider of research services for business and industry, one of the most active science institutions in Lithuania boasts impressive research facilities. In addition to state-of-the-art laboratories designed for studies, such as FabLab, Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab, Auto Diagnostics Lab and others, the laboratories of Santaka Valley and the Faculties equipped with the newest technology are open to student research and studies.

Contact info

Kaunas University of Technology

Donelaicio St. 73
LT-44249 Kaunas
Lithuania

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