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Physics – Master of Science – TU Munich

by | Masters Of Science, TU Munich

Physics – Master of Science – TU Munich

by | Nov 28, 2023 | Masters Of Science, TU Munich

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tu munich masters


The “Physics (Applied and Engineering Physics)” program at TU Munich, with a global orientation and a duration of two years, provides students with a deep understanding of current research areas and emerging advancements in modern applied physics. This course is structured into two distinct phases, each spanning two semesters: a specialization phase and a research phase.

The available specializations in the program include:

  1. Applied solid-state physics
  2. Energy sciences
  3. Experimental techniques and numerical methods
  4. High-energy physics
  5. Medical technology
  6. Nanosciences
  7. Plasma physics
  8. Soft matter
  9. Optics


Course Details

University Technical University of Munich
Degree M.Sc. in Physics (Applied and Engineering Physics)
Subjects Physics, Astronomy, Physical Engineering, Applied Engineering
Language of Instruction English only & German language course
Application Deadlines Winter Semester: 31 May; Summer Semester: 30 Nov
Duration 2 Years (Starting: Both Semesters)
Tuition Fees Free
Study Mode On Campus; Local Admission Restriction
Qualification Requirements Bachelor’s degree in physics or a comparable program; Admission possible with at least 130 CP in a 180 CP bachelor’s program
Language Requirements English: IELTS min 6.5, TOEFL iBT min 88, Cambridge C1 Advanced/C2 Proficiency; GMAT score higher than 600 can also be considered
Application Procedure Directly at the University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
Application Fee None


Admission Documents

  1. Letter of Motivation: Write a 400-800 word letter (not exceeding two pages) detailing your reasons for choosing the Master’s program in physics at TUM. Explain your suitability for the program, considering its academic demands and any significant differences in your background. Highlight your interests, relevant knowledge from your bachelor’s degree, and your desired areas of specialization. This letter can be uploaded during the online application process.
  2. Academic Records: Submit your transcript, diploma, and degree certificate. If these documents are not in German or English, provide certified translations. You must include academic records from all universities or colleges attended, including official transcripts and evidence of degrees awarded.
  3. Bachelor’s Degree Curriculum: Provide details about the content and skills taught during your bachelor’s studies. If your degree is from a non-German university, complete an analysis of your curriculum along with official course descriptions. A link to your university’s relevant webpage may suffice.
  4. Language Proficiency: Submit proof of language proficiency as per TUM’s requirements.
  5. CV: Your curriculum vitae should be complete and without chronological gaps up until the time of your application at TUM. You may use the Europa’s template provided by the European Union. Your CV can be uploaded during the online application process.

Career opportunities

  1. Research and Development: Opportunities in R&D departments of various industries (like aerospace, automotive, electronics, energy) and research institutions, focusing on applied physics projects and technological innovation.
  2. Technology and Engineering Firms: Careers in engineering and technology companies, applying physics principles to solve complex engineering problems, develop new materials, and design advanced technology systems.
  3. Photonics and Optics: Roles in the field of photonics and optics, working on the development of lasers, optical systems, and fiber optics technologies.
  4. Nanotechnology and Materials Science: Positions in the growing field of nanotechnology and materials science, contributing to the development of new materials and nano-scale devices.
  5. Academic and Scientific Research: Opportunities for further academic research, teaching, or pursuing a PhD in areas of applied physics, engineering physics, or related fields.


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