Master of Science In Physics

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Master of Science In Physics
Duration1.5-2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • A master’s degree in Physics can open the door to several career opportunities, including software development, banking, and teaching at undergraduate institutions or high school
  • Students will have two options for completing an M.S. in Physics — Plan I and Plan II
    • The plan I require a thesis
    • Plan II replaces the thesis with additional coursework
  • Plan II is recommended only for students planning to continue toward a more advanced degree, whether Ph.D. or M.D
  • Applicants should consider Plan I if:
    • They are uncertain if they want to pursue a Ph.D. but would like to broaden their education
    • They desire advanced study before employment in the industry
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees1338388 INR
Insurance156734 INR
International Student Fee21972 INR
Total178706 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Admission into the physics graduate program is by recommendation of the graduate admission committee of the Department of Physics
  • The committee takes into consideration the following:
    • an undergraduate degree in physics or a related field
    • prior academic performance in physics courses
    • verbal and quantitative scores on the GRE
    • a personal statement of career goals
    • prior research experience
    • letters of recommendation
ExamsTOEFL: 80

IELTS: 6.5

PTE: 53

GRE: Accepted

Additional info
  • Students may enter at the beginning of any semester, although assistantships and other financial support are normally allocated to students entering in the Fall semester
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