School of Physics - Universiti Sains Malaysia

Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy - Research

Research Areas:
Condensed Matter Physics and X-ray Crystallography
Applied and  Engineering Physics
Energy Studies
Geophysics, Astronomy and Atmospheric Science
Theoretical and Computational Physics
Medical Physics and Radiation Science

Admission Requirements:
Applicants should possess one of the following:

Master of Science (MSc)
BSc (Hons) in Physics or equivalent.
BSc in Physics or equivalent with several years of experience in a relevant field.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
A Master’s or Bachelor’s (First Class Honours / CGPA >3.67) degree in a related area.

Language Requirement:
Not Applicable


Master of Science (MSc)
Full-time: Min 12 months / Max 36 months
Part-time: Min 24 months / Max 72 months

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Full-time: Min 24 months / Max 60 months
Part-time: Min 36 months / Max 90 months

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The Dean, School of Physics,
Universiti Sains Malaysia,
11800 USM,
Penang, Malaysia

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