University of Houston

12 months
918 USD/credit
918 USD/credit
409 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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Physics at University of Houston is a broad subject that ranges from the origins of the universe to the design of better electronic memory devices.


Students with a Bachelor’s degree in Physics at University of Houston or related fields are encouraged to apply to the Department of Physics Master’s program. The program is suitable both as a means of professional development and preparation for further graduate study. 

Learning outcomes

Students will normally complete the requirements within four semesters, starting with basic “core” courses in classical mechanics, electrodynamics, quantum mechanics and statistical physics, followed by a number of elective courses or a master’s thesis. Our research groups provide world-class training and experience designed to give students the skills that are highly valued by the various electronics, medical, financial, and energy industries, as well as academia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methods of Mathematical Physics 
  • Quantum Mechanics 
  • Statistical Physics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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.

English requirements

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A cumulative GPA of 3.00 or better in the last 60 hours.
  • Letters of recommendation from three (3) individuals (preferably faculty members).
  • GRE scores (see above).
  • Fulfilling the university’s English Language Proficiency requirement.
  • Scientific, professional, and technical publications (if applicable).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    918 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 918 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    918 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 918 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    409 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 409 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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