School of Physics
The University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg School of Physics, the largest in the country, engages in internationally competitive research within very diverse fields, some emerging and some established.
Research includes theoretical and experimental high energy physics, materials physics, condensed matter physics, nuclear physics, astronomy and astrophysics, high-throughput electronics, photonics, space propulsion, and physics education.
- The School hosts three DST-NRF Chairs (SKA Chair in radio astronomy, SARChI Chair in fundamental physics and string theory, SARChI Chair in theoretical particle cosmology), is home to the Materials Physics Research Institute (MPRI) with significant experimental infrastructure, the Mandelstam Institute for Theoretical Physics, plays an important role in the Centre of Excellence in Strong Materials, and is the Gauteng node of the National Institute for Theoretical Physics.
- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesPhysics View 18 other Masters in Physics in South Africa
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A Bachelor of Science Honours in a related field with a minimum weighted average of 65%.
- A supervisor from the School must be identified and approached prior to application.
International1736 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1736 USD per year during 12 months.
National1736 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1736 USD per year during 12 months.
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