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What will I learn?

Programme Objectives

  • Advanced training in fundamental aspects of Physics
  • Opportunities for Physics teachers and other professionals to further upgrade their professional skills and qualifications

Program Structure:

A candidate in the M.Sc. Programme in Physics by coursework must complete the following in order to be awarded the M.Sc. degree:

Track 1 : 40 modular-credit programme (for applicants who have an Honours degree or equivalent qualifications)

EITHER

Read and pass five PC level 5000 modules (excluding PC5198) amounting to 20 MCs and at least 8 MCs must be from the following list of modules. Subject to approval, students are allowed to choose not more than 12 MCs from level 5000 modules offered by other Departments.

  • PC5201 Advanced Quantum Mechanics
  • PC5202 Advanced Statistical Mechanics
  • PC5203 Advanced Solid State Physics
  • PC5210 Advanced Dynamics
  • PC5214 Principles of Experimental Physics

Read and pass two PC level 4000 modules amounting to 8 MCs
Complete a research project PC5288 equivalent to 12 MCs
Obtain a minimum Cumulative Average Point (CAP) of 3.00

OR

Read and pass eight PC level 5000 modules (excluding PC5198) amounting to 32 MCs and at least 8 MCs must be from the following list of modules. Subject to approval, students are allowed to choose not more than 12 MCs from level 5000 modules offered by other Departments.

  • PC5201 Advanced Quantum Mechanics
  • PC5202 Advanced Statistical Mechanics
  • PC5203 Advanced Solid State Physics
  • PC5210 Advanced Dynamics
  • PC5214 Principles of Experimental Physics

Read and pass two PC level 4000 modules amounting to 8 MCs
Obtain a minimum Cumulative Average Point (CAP) of 3.00

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science

Study options

Full Time (Two to eight semesters for Track 1 or four to ten semesters for Track 2)

Tuition fees
SG$20,350.00 (11,49,068) per year
Start date

Expected August 2022

Venue

Faculty of Science

Block S16, Level 9,

6 Science Drive 2,

117546, Singapore

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants require a Bachelor’s degree with honours or equivalent, in a relevant discipline; or a Bachelor’s degree with a relevant Graduate Diploma/Graduate Certificate with a minimum CAP of 3.00. English Language Requirements: TOEFL score is required: 85 for the internet-based test (with a minimum score of 22 for the writing section); or 580 for the paper-based test; or 237 for the computer-based test; an IELTS score of 6.0.

For international students

An honours degree in Physics from NUS or such other universities approved by NUS, or
A Bachelor’s pass degree in Physics or related discipline, or completed three years of Physics study in a university, or other qualifications as NUS may approve.

English Language Requirements: Minimum TOEFL score is required: 85 for the internet-based test (with a minimum score of 22 for the writing section); or 580 for the paper-based test; or 237 for the computer-based test. IELTS result of 6.0 is required.

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