Physics, M.Sc. | University of New Hampshire | Durham, United States
12 months
27810 USD/year
27810 USD/year
14170 USD/year
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The M.S. Physics degree from University of New Hampshire gives you an understanding of physics’ basic theoretical structures as preparation for conducting cutting-edge research. You will learn to apply advanced research methodologies and facilitate deeper student thinking in the areas of electromagnetic theory, quantum mechanics, classical mechanics, and advanced mathematical methods.


The graduate program in Physics from University of New Hampshire includes a capstone experience, which can be a master's thesis or project. Graduates of this master’s program are equipped for successful careers in research and development in business, industry, government and education/academia, and are prepared for doctoral programs.

Why choose UNH for your Physics degree?

The Department of Physics offers excellent research opportunities for graduate students. UNH physicists are engaged in world-class research in applied optics, condensed matter, nuclear and particle physics, education, and high energy theory and cosmology. 

The Space Science Center fosters research and education in all the space sciences, ranging from the ionosphere to the Earth's magnetosphere, the local solar system, and out to the farthest reaches of the universe. In addition, UNH has just reached the top tier of research universities, Carnegie Classification R1, and our research portfolio brings in more than $110 million in competitive external funding each year.


  • Academia
  • Education
  • Government research
  • Patent law
  • Private industry research/development
  • Renewable energy
  • Science communication

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Experimental Physics (or equivalent demonstrated experimental proficiency)
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Classical Mechanics
  • Electromagnetic Theory I
  • Quantum Mechanics I

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Spring admission by approval only


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation: 3 required
  • GRE Optional
  • Personal Statement/Essay Questions
  • International Applicants: Some academic departments recommend that international applicants, living outside of the United States, and planning on pursuing a research based degree, submit a preapplication form before submitting a full application. If your desired program is not on the form, departments prefer a full application be submitted. Preapplication requests will be carefully reviewed and a decision usually provided within 3 weeks.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27810 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    27810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27810 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14170 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14170 USD for the full programme during 12 months.


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