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The minimum requirement for admission to a taught masters' degree (i.e MA, MEd, MBA, MSc, MSW etc) shall normally be a Lower Second Class Honours degree (GPA 2.5) or its equivalent.*
In order to enroll in a Research degree (i.e. MPhil/PhD), you should have at least an Upper Second Class Honours degree (GPA 3.0) or its equivalent.
General application information can be found here.
*For some programs, departmental requirements may apply
Our Graduate students here in the Department of Physics get the opportunity to conduct cutting-edge research in various areas such as Materials Science, Climate Science, Telecommunications, Renewable Energy, Medical Physics and others. Further information on our Research Groups can be found here. Students also have the option of doing taught masters in various areas listed below:
The Department of Physics currently offers MSc degrees in:
Research degrees offered are:
Visit the Office of GraduateStudies and Research for more information.
The prerequisite for entry to the M.Phil. (Physics) program is a B.Sc. degree in Physics or related field with a GPA ≥ 3.00. Initially, all students register for a M.Phil Degree unless they already have an equivalent research degree or a M.Sc. with at least a B+ average. The upgrade of registration to a Ph.D. is allowable after one year based on all the following criteria:
M.Phil program duration: 2 years.
PhD program duration: 3 years.