Physics, M.Sc. | Miami University | Oxford, United States
24 months
12806 USD/year
12806 USD/year
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Physics from Miami University requires students to demonstrate proficiency in the core areas (Electromagnetism, Statistical Mechanics, Quantum Mechanics, Classical Mechanics), and be involved in significant, potentially publication-worthy research activity, which is expected to culminate in a thesis.


Physics from Miami University helps students gain proficiency in the areas of quantum physics, classical mechanics, electromagnetic theory, statistical physics, and mathematical techniques used in physics.

The department has ongoing experimental research programs in Quantum Optics & Information; Condensed Matter & Nanophysics;  Biophysics; as well as Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics, Astrophysics, and Physics Education Research. Theoretical and computational work is done in Quantum Optics and Information, Atomic Physics, and Astrophysics.


Students interested in doing a PhD are able to use our program as a gateway to top-quality PhD programs in physics and engineering. Others gain entry into industry, or take up positions in national labs, or instructor positions in universities and high schools.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Molecular and Cellular Biophysics
  • Physics for Medicine and Biology 
  • Nano-Scale Science & Technology 
  • Thermodynamics & Statistical Physics 
  • Optics and Laser Physics 
  • Spectroscopy 
  • Classical Mechanics
  • Electromagnetic Theory
  • Gravitation and Space Time 
  • Solid State Physics
  • Advanced Kinetic Theory & Statistical Mechanics
  • Quantum and Nonlinear Optics 
  • Electromagnetism 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH
  • Thesis: 30
  • Non-thesis: 36


On Campus

Academic requirements

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GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in physics or a cognate discipline from an accredited college or university.
  • An undergraduate cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale).
  • The Graduate Record Exam is not required but is recommended.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12806 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6403 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    12806 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6403 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Oxford

1095 - 1807 USD /month
Living costs

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


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