Level of education

Master programmes

Type of instruction



two years

Benefits of the programme  

The uniqueness of the programme:  

  • An orientation semester to enhance students’ theoretical and practical skills in preparation for further training.
  • Research-oriented teaching and learning. The course is mostly project — based including research projects conducted at the SPbU Research Park which, in due course, will allow international professionals to use SPbU resource centres.
  • A course of Russian as a Foreign Language to facilitate the integration of international students and enhance future partnership with graduates’ prospective employers.

Main courses

  • Mathematical Physics
  • Chemical Physics
  • Theoretical Physics
  • Experimental Physics
  • Numerical Methods and Programming
  • Russian as a Foreign Language
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Modelling in Condensed Matter Physics
  • Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy: Basic and Advanced Levels
  • Optical Spectroscopy of Surfaces and Interfaces
  • Electrical and Photovoltaic Properties of Semiconductors

Career opportunities

Graduates embark on a career in research and production enterprises conducting R&D in the chosen professional niche. Graduates can enter academic or engineering careers or progress to postgraduate study. They can find employment as MRI operators or engineers.

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