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Physics

University of Missouri–St. Louis

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
1228 USD/credit
1228 USD/credit
500 USD/credit
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About

The Physics and Astronomy Degree Program at the University of Missouri–St. Louis aims to recruit outstanding and diverse students at the graduate and undergraduate levels, preparing them for successful careers in physics, astronomy and their related fields.

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Overview

The Department’s faculty members have a diversity of interests and are active in various experimental and theoretical research areas. Students successfully completing this program will obtain an understanding of basic physics concepts, mathematical and problem-solving skills needed to solve basic physics problems, experimental skills in physics, astrophysics, or biophysics, and the ability to analyze and interpret scientific data and write scientific papers or reports.

Programme Structure

A student must complete 30 credit hours in graduate physics courses with at least 15 of these at the 5000 or 6000 level. Writing a thesis is optional. A maximum of six (3) credit hours of Research, PHYSICS 6490, may be counted toward the minimum 15 hours with (or without) the thesis option. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

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.
3

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.
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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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

ApplicationOfficial transcripts from all universities attended

  • Successful applicants must have completed a baccalaureate degree in physics or a related field before
  • beginning the master’s program.
  • If applicants do not have an adequate background in mechanics, thermodynamics, electromagnetism, optics, electronics, and modern physics, then they must take appropriate undergraduate courses before attempting graduate work.
Entrance examinations
  • The Subject Exam in Physics is optional.
  • International students are required to document English proficiency by providing scores from an internationally accepted standardized examination before a decision is made on admission.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1228 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1228 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1228 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1228 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    500 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 500 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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Due for update

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