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Physics

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

12 months
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About

The Physics program of Worcester Polytechnic Institute combines essential theoretical knowledge of physics principles with boundary-pushing research to equip you with the skills you need to pose and answer important questions and then solve problems in settings as varied as a pharmaceutical lab to a lecture hall.

Overview

Key Features

The expert faculty members of the Physics program of Worcester Polytechnic Institute are focused on helping you refine your interests, provide applied learning opportunities that will secure your professional future, and challenge you to make exciting discoveries and create new knowledge.

Many industries seek a physicist’s skills—whether it’s working on applied optics in telecommunications, project work for leading software companies, developing modeling for banks and the financial industry, or even research and development for pharmaceutical companies. WPI has particular strengths in Biophysics and Nanoscience and there are several state-of-the-art facilities available on campus for cutting-edge research.

WPI’s well-rounded approach helps you find your strengths with opportunities for applied learning and targeted research throughout the graduate curriculum. Working collaboratively with our accomplished and curious faculty across all disciplines, you’ll participate on current, cutting-edge research projects tailored to help you reach your specific goals.

Programme Structure

  • Typical course work includes Classical Mechanics, Quantum Mechanics, and Advanced Electromagnetic Theory. 
  • A thesis plan or a directed research project with a qualifying exam is also required. Physics students may guide their own educational path with an Independent Study/Project that lets them choose, design, and follow the path of study that interests them the most.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
84

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
150 (verbal)
165 (quantitative)
3 (analytical)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
500

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
84

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities
  • Application fee of $70
  • Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required
  • Statement of purpose
  • TOEFL / IELTS scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28980 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    28980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28980 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Worcester

1100 - 1620 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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