24 months
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27000 USD/year
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About

The Physics program from Nazarbayev University is designed to train students as competent physicists who would continue either with their Ph.D. studies for future academic appointments or turn to professional careers in the industry within research and development companies, or in public sector.

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Overview

The students will gain profound systematic knowledge in physics and develop the ability to identify and use theoretical knowledge in the context of real-life phenomena and engineering applications in technology innovation and entrepreneurship. 

The graduates are expected to acquire advanced analytical, mathematical, computational and experimental skills corresponding to the subjects of their Master projects.

What will you gain?

The students will gain profound systematic knowledge in physics and develop the ability to identify and use theoretical knowledge in the context of real-life phenomena and engineering applications in technology innovation and entrepreneurship. The graduates are expected to acquire advanced analytical, mathematical, computational and experimental skills corresponding to the subjects of their Master projects. Students are expected to become exposed to the international research environment. The program is designed to take advantage of the faculty expertise and the laboratory resources of the School of Sciences and Humanities, and Nazarbayev University Research and Innovation System.

Work after graduation

Graduates of the Physics program from Nazarbayev University will have advanced research skills that will enable them to make significant ongoing contributions in technologically diverse environments, both in Kazakhstan and abroad.

Programme Structure

  • The 1st year of the program consists of compulsory core courses designed to give a solid fundamental knowledge. Students choose elective courses in the beginning of 2nd year to specialize in the area of their interest. 
  • The focus of the last semester is Thesis work.Initial Placement Test. Students take initial test after admission to the program that evaluates the students and advises them on the course materials to follow. Tests basic Physics knowledge (Classical mechanics, Classical electrodynamics, Quantum mechanics, Statistical physics).
  • 24 ECTS credits of MSc-level basic physics courses: Classical mechanics, Classical electrodynamics, Quantum mechanics, Statistical physics (These courses can be partially or fully substituted by research and/or specialized elective courses).

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate degree (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) and a graduate/postgraduate degree (if applicable) in a relevant discipline with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 out of a 4.00.
  • High level of English proficiency.
  •  High motivation and strong interest in the program as outlined in a statement of purpose;
  • A curriculum vitae;
  • Two letters of recommendation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27000 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    27000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27000 USD per year during 24 months.

10,611,000 KZT

Living costs for Nur-Sultan

151250 - 222349 KZT /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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