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MH206
Theoretical Physics and Mathematics

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

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This course is for students intersted in understanding how mathematical science underpins key areas of human endeavour and industry, from engineering to construction, economics, software development and  space travel.

Theoretical physics explores the natural world at its most fundamental level, using mathematical theories guided by experimental investigation.

The scope of this degree ranges over such topics as: semiconductors, lasers, fractals, chaos, black holes, the Big Bang, neural networks and the simulation of physical and biological systems.  

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MH206 - Theoretical Physics and Mathematics
Maynooth University

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MH206 - Theoretical Physics and Mathematics
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This course does not appear to accept applicants with Further Education and Training (FET) awards. Please check with the college directly - sometimes this data is not published openly, or special arrangements may be available.

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Subject to availability stidents may spend a year abroad on an Erasmus programme.

Mathematicians and Theoretical physicists are in high demand in the job market because of their highly developed problem solving skills. Graduates have gone into research and development, computing and software engineering, electronics, telecommunications, banking, finance, management and teaching.  



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