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Physics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #751 (QS) , OK,
The requirements for the Master of Science (M.S.) in Physics Degree include the completion of 30 semester credit hours beyond the B.S. and the submission of an acceptable thesis based on original and independent research.

About

This program normally takes no more than two years to complete.

In addition, nine semester credit hours of electives must be completed in physics, mathematics, or an allied field. These must be chosen in consultation with one's adviser. For example, an advanced course in the Mathematics Department along with Solid State I and II in the Physics Department might be reasonable choices for someone interested in a materials specialization. For others, one or more courses from the Electrical Engineering Department might be preferable. The remaining six semester hours must be thesis research credits designated as PHYS 5000.

Accreditation

Officially accredited and/or recognized by the The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Oklahoma State University (OSU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Oklahoma State University (OSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistical Thermodynamics and Kinetic Theory
  • Electromagnetic Theory
  • Classical Mechanics
  • Methods of Theoretical Physics
  • Quantum Mechanics 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

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  • Complete the application
  • Submit required support documents
  • Pay the application fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    876 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 876 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    876 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 876 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    230 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 230 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Stillwater

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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