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Physics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #28 (BCR) New York City, NY, United States
All candidates for the M.S. degree in Physics at New York University must complete 32 points of credit, at least 24 in residence at the Graduate School and at least 20 in the Department of Physics, and achieve a grade point average (GPA) of B (3.0) or better.

Overview

They are further required to pass at least five of the following seven courses: Dynamics, PHYS-GA 2001, Statistical Mechanics, PHYS-GA 2002, Electromagnetism, PHYS-GA 2005, Computational Physics, PHYS-GA 2000, Quantum Mechanics I, PHYS-GA 2011, Quantum Mechanics II, PHYS-GA 2012, Experimental Physics, PHYS-GA 2075. M.S. candidates are permitted to take at most two courses outside the department, with permission of the Director of Graduate Studies.

In addition to the above course requirements, students in the M.S. degree in Physics at New York University complete their degree requirements via one of three options.

Programme Structure

Courses  include: 

  • Statistical Mechanics
  • Electromagnetism
  • Computational Physics
  • Quantum Mechanics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    32 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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General Requirements

  • Standardized Test Information – GMAT or GRE (and TOEFL if required);
  • Transcripts & Degrees; 
  • Professional Information; 
  • Essays;
  • EQ endorsements must be submitted online;
  • International Student Supplement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22272 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11136 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    22272 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11136 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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