Physics and Astrophysics, M.Sc. | University of North Dakota | Grand Forks, United States
24 months
25639 USD/year
19658 USD/year
13677 USD/year
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Advance your understanding of the most fundamental laws of nature, and build a rewarding career in physics, astrophysics and beyond. Physics and Astrophysics play a central role in our understanding of the universe. A master’s degree at the University of North Dakota in this exciting field opens the door to scientific discovery and any career you can imagine.


Key facts:

When you study physics and astrophysics at UND, the universe is your classroom. The most fundamental of all the sciences, physics and astrophysics offers fascinating insights into how the world works.

The graduate Physics and Astrophysics program at University of North Dakota is characterized by small classes and a collaborative approach. You'll work closely with acclaimed faculty on cutting-edge research on topics like solid-state physics, materials science and astrophysics, and you'll contribute to the field by writing an original thesis.Through the master's program in Physics & Astrophysics at UND, you'll gain:
  • Competency in graduate-level mechanics, electromagnetism, quantum mechanics, theoretical methods and more
  • In-depth research skills
  • Strong oral presentation skills
  • Experience in writing research papers
  • The analytical skills required to work as a professional physicist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cosmology
  • Solid State Physics
  • Methods of Theoretical Physics
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Theory of Electricity and Magnetism
  • Analytical Mechanics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Two complete sets of official transcripts (one with English translation) for all undergraduate and graduate work attempted.
  • Official copy of your diploma or degree certificate (if you have already received your degree).
  • Three letters of reference.
  • Statement of purpose.
  • Required English test scores (TOEFL scores older than two years are not valid and will not be accepted). All test scores must be sent directly by ETS.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25639 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25639 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    19658 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19658 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    13677 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13677 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Grand Forks

1000 - 2180 USD /month
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