School of Basic Sciences SB

The master students in Physics have a background in both theoretical and experimental physics. They are also trained in engineering and technology and are comfortable with mathematical tools, computer modelling and simulation techniques of complex phenomena. They are able to solve diverse technical problems and contribute to the design and development of high tech products. Their study plan includes: mechanics, electrical phenomena, electromagnetism, thermodynamics, statistical mechanics, quantum mechanics, optics, nuclear and particle physics, plasma physics, solid-state physics, astrophysics, relativity and cosmology.

Master students in Applied Mathematics are specialists in the analysis of complex problems requiring the extraction of relevant parameters, simulation of the system under consideration, forecasting and comparing expected results with quantitative data. The student has followed one of two possible orientations: “applied mathematics”, or “statistics and financial mathematics”. The study plan includes amongst other subjects: mathematical modelling, including stochastic modelling, simulation, scientific computation, probability, statistics, optimisation, operational research and financial mathematics.

A student in Computational Science and Engineering is a specialist in constructing mathematical models, finding numerical solutions, constructing algorithms for approximation of physical problems and their implementation on modern computing platforms. A Master degree in Computational Science and Engineering opens opportunities to a wide spectrum of career choices in industry at the cutting edge of science and technology, where the development of simulation techniques is necessary to foster research and industrial production. The study plan includes: computational mathematics, high performance computing, computational mod¬elling for differential equations and discrete systems.

Master students in Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology have a sound knowledge of industrial applications of chemistry and biotechnology. Their background in chemistry and biochemistry can be applied for chemical syn¬thesis, biological, analytical and physical chemistry. Their training includes: process develop¬ment, separation processes, heterogeneous reactions engineering, biotechnology, biological systems, polymer science, electrochemical engineering, environmental technology, management of industrial production and safety of chemical processes. Their competence range from the design of chemical and biochemical processes, to that of functional systems and devices.

Internship coordinator

School of Basic Science

Catherine Marselli