Physics, M.Sc.

Physics, M.Sc.

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University rank #101 (ARWU) , TX,
The physics curriculum provides classroom and research experience that prepares a graduate student for a career of either research and teaching at a university, or research and development at an industrial or government laboratory. 

About

The courses are well suited to graduate students in astronomy, astrophysics, chemistry, mathematics, geosciences or engineering, as well as those seeking a graduate degree in physics.

The faculty members of the department carry out theoretical and experimental research in the following areas: atomic/molecular, high-energy, low-temperature/condensed matter, materials, computational physics, nuclear physics, astronomy, cosmology and quantum optics. Research laboratories supporting the experimental programs are well-equipped with modern research apparatus. Special support facilities include an astronomical instrumentation laboratory, access to high-performance computing, a variable-energy cyclotron, as well as many other shared campus facilities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Analytical Mechanics
  • Electromagnetic Theory I
  • Quantum Mechanics I
  • Statistical Mechanics
  • Electromagnetic Theory II
  • Methods of Theoretical Physics I
  • Methods of Theoretical Physics II
  • Physics of the Solid State
  • Modern Computational Physics
  • Quantum Mechanics II
  • Nuclear Physics
  • Elementary Particle Physics
  • Quantum Theory of Solids
  • Condensed Matter Theory
  • Relativistic Quantum Field Theory

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • On-line Application. A completed Apply Texas Application.
  • Application Fee. A nonrefundable $90 application fee. The application fee may be paid by check, money order or approved credit card. If you wish to submit your application fee by check or money order please use the alternate payment form.
  • Official Transcripts and Records. Official transcripts are required from each post-secondary university or college attended. 
  • Official Test Scores. Required test scores (GRE or GMAT) should be sent directly from the Educational Testing Service to Texas A&M University and be taken within five years.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    681 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 681 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • National Applies to you

    257 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 257 USD per credit and a duration of  .
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Living costs for College Station

  • 964 - 1490 USD/month
    Living Costs

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