24 months
1851 USD/year
1851 USD/year
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Physics from Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) lets you investigate the fundamental principles that guide our world, and develop solutions that matter.


Physics from Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) designed to impart specialised professional and research-oriented training. Students have the options to choose from MS-by-Coursework or MS-by-Thesis.

The LUMS MS Physics programme places a special emphasis on fundamentals; the Department of Physics focuses on probing fundamental physical aspects of the universe and the underlying mathematics, as well as novel applications in diverse areas including Nanoscience, Optics, Nanophotonics, Quantum Dynamics, Spin and Photon Physics, Fundamental Theory, Photonics, Organic Semiconductor Optoelectronics, Cosmology and Magnetic Materials.


 Graduates of this programme find numerous opportunities working at research and teaching institutes in Pakistan and abroad, as well as continuing with their PhD.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Electronic Structure of Matter
  • Photovoltaic Devices
  • Nanoelectronic Devices
  • Advanced Topics in General Relativity
  • Advanced Condensed Matter Physics
  • Advanced Statistical Mechanics
  • Photonics Fundamentals
  • General Relativity
  • Principles of Optics
  • Particle and Nuclear Physics
  • Semiconductor Devices Fundamentals
  • Special Topics in Condensed Matter Physics
  • Photovoltaic Devices
  • Quantum Chemistry and Spectroscopy
  • Relativistic Electrodynamics
  • Symmetry Methods, Conservation Laws and Exact Solutions for Differential Equations
  • Advanced Atomic, Molecular and Laser Physics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Academic Record;
  • Performance in Admission Tests;
  • Application Review;
  • Interview Performance (If shortlisted);
  • Letters of Recommendation; and
  • Submission of complete Online Application, Application Processing Fee and supporting documents by the stipulated deadline
  • GRE - General Test; and
  • GRE - Subject Test in Physics
  • As a minimum academic performance, all applicants must have a CGPA of at least 2.4 (on a scale of 4) or at least 60% marks in all university-level degrees (i.e. 4 years Bachelor’s degree or 2 years BSc degree and 2 years MSc degree).

Tuition Fee

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399,240 PKR 

Living costs for Lahore

33365 - 45152 PKR /month
Living costs

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