Physics, M.Sc. | The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley | Texas City, United States
12 months
Duration
15676 USD/year
15676 USD/year
8332 USD/year
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About

Two options are available at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley for the degree plan leading to the Master of Science  (MS)  in  Physics: thesis or non-thesis;  and  the  candidate  must declare one of the options at the time of admission.

Overview

Both Physics options at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley require 30 semester credit hours for successful completion.

Key Features

  • Accredited, cutting-edge degree program
  • Experienced, dedicated faculty
  • Demonstrated student success in research, professional certification and career advancement

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Classical Mechanics
  • Electrodynamics
  • Statistical Mechanics
  • Graduate Seminar 
  • Optics
  • Applied Electromagnetics
  • Structure and Function of Biological Molecules
  • Special Topics in Physics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling admission for national students.

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or a recognized international equivalent in a similar or related field.
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended (must be submitted directly to UTRGV).
  • Submission of a statement of research interest and career goals which should clearly articulate why the student wants to enter the Physics Graduate program and what are his/her long-term career goals.
  • Submission of two letters of recommendation that should mention concrete examples of applicant's prior research experience and highlight strength and weaknesses of the applicant in his/her proposed area of specialization.
  • GRE General Test with a minimum Quantitative score of 161 for clear admission. No waiver of the GRE test if the applicant has completed a previous master's degree. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7838 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    15676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7838 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8332 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4166 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Texas City

882 - 1634 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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