48 months
15000 EUR/year
6500 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Experimental Physics programme from Maynooth University typically include a mixture of course modules and original research work, which may involve laboratory investigations and computational studies.

Visit the official programme website for more information



Research students at the Department of Experimental Physics gain expertise in specialized areas of experimental physics, computational physics or astrophysics during the course of their studies. 

This means that they are highly sought after by employers in a wide range of high-technology industries such as software engineering, micro-electronics, telecommunication engineering, scientific civil service, medical physics as well as those areas specifically requiring astrophysicists such as space science, satellite communications. A Experimental Physics programme from Maynooth University is a prerequisite for careers in academia and industrial research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Instrumentation and Computer Interfacing
  • Computational Physics
  • Technical Skills in Experimental Physics
  • Innovation and Research Commercialisation
  • Research Funding Application
  • Professional Certificate in Postgraduate Teaching & Learning: Tutors & Demonstrators
  • Statistics & Data Analysis
  • Device Physics
  • Professional Skills - Thesis Completion and Career Development
  • Academic Writing Module

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • First-class or upper second-class (2.1) honours undergraduate degree in Physics, or equivalent.
  • Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6500 EUR per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Maynooth

650 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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