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Physics

Pennsylvania State University

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
37694 USD/year
37694 USD/year
21960 USD/year
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About

Work in some areas is conducted in cooperation with the Materials Research Institute, the Applied Research Laboratory, and other interdisciplinary research facilities.The Physics program is offered at Pennsylvania State University.

Overview

Graduate instruction and research opportunities are available in:

  • atomic and molecular physics,
  • laser physics,
  • experimental and theoretical condensed matter and materials physics,
  • surface physics,
  • low-temperature physics,
  • statistical physics,
  • acoustics,
  • nuclear physics,
  • experimental and theoretical particle physics,
  • quantum field theory,
  • general relativity,
  • cosmology and relativistic astrophysics, and
  • quantum gravity.
The Physics program is offered at Pennsylvania State University.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theoretical Mechanics
  • Electrodynamics
  • Graduate Laboratory
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Introduction to Quantum Mechanics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.5
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in physics or an allied field is required for admission to the M.S., and Ph.D. programs. 
  • Students with a 2.50 or higher junior/senior grade-point average (on a 4.00 scale) in physics and mathematics will be considered, and the best-qualified applicants will be accepted up to the number of spaces that are available for new students. Exceptions to the minimum 2.50 GPA may be made for students with special backgrounds, abilities, and interests.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37694 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37694 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    37694 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37694 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    21960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21960 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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