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Physics, Concentration in Computational Physics

San José State University

12 months
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7176 USD/year
7176 USD/year
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About

Physics, Concentration in Computational Physics from San José State University aims to give the candidate a thorough grounding in physics, computer programming, and numerical methods.

Overview

Physics, Concentration in Computational Physics from San José State University prepares students to be prepared for careers in science, industry and education.

Graduates with Physics, Concentration in Computational Physics from San José State University will:

  • know basic physics principles.
  • be able to effectively communicate with the physics community through scientific journals, poster presentations, and scientific talks

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methods of research and communication in physics 
  • Graduate Optics Lab
  • Advanced Dynamics
  • Electromagnetic Theory 
  • Methods in Mathematical Physics 
  • Optics 
  • Quantum Theory
  • Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing 
  • Advanced Topics in Numerical Analysis 
  • Numerical Linear Algebra 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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
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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

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

English requirements

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
Start practicing IELTS today!
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Classified Standing: Students admitted with classified standing will have an undergraduate degree in Physics or other STEM discipline with classes completed in upper-division Mechanics, Electricity and Magnetism and Quantum Mechanics.
  • Conditional Classified Standing: Conditional acceptance means that the candidate must fulfill specific requirements in order to be eligible to apply for advancement to candidacy. 
  • A 2.5 institutional GPA (from the 0.0-4.0 U.S. grading scale) in the last degree completed, or a 2.5 GPA in the last two years of full time study.
  • Good academic standing at the last institution attended.
  • English Language Proficiency Exam
  • International Coursework and Degrees
  • Submit U.S./Canada Transcripts
  • Submit Test Scores
  • Submit Declaration of Finance Form
  • Submit Bank Letter or Bank Statement
  • Submit Copy of Current Passport
  • Submit Copy of Current Visa

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7176 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 7176 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7176 USD per year during 12 months.

Non-CA Resident tuition includes an additional $396 per unit

Living costs for San Jose

1740 - 3150 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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