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Programme Structures


Programme Name: Master of Science (Physics)


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This is a 3-semester full-time programme, which comprises 42 credits that include 3 physics core courses (9 credits), 2 elective courses (6 credits), 1 University course (3 credits), Research Methodology and Dissertations (21 credits). Typical distributions of courses are as follows:

 

Semester 1

Course Code Subjects Credit
MSCF 1113 Quantum Mechanics 3
MSCF 1423 Semiconducting Bulk Materials 3
MSCF 1xx3 Elective Course 3
UHAx 6xx3 University compulsory subject 3
MSCF 1010 Seminar HW**
Total 12

 

Semester 2

Course Code Subjects Credit
MSCF 1143 Electrodynamics 3
MSCF 1xx3 Elective Course 3
MSCF 1813 Research Methodology 3
MSCF 1020 Seminar HW**
Total 9

** HW = Attendance is compulsory

 

Semester 3

Course Code Subjects Credit
MSCF 2180/ Dissertation (full time) / Dissertation (part time) 21
MSCF 2190
Total 21

* Dissertation Codes: xx8x = full time, xx9x = part time

 

Elective Subjects

Course Code Subjects Credit
MSCF 1123 Elementary Particles 3
MSCF 1313 Acoustic & Ultrasonics 3
MSCF 1413 Analytical Techniques 3
MSCF 1433 Semiconductor Devices 3
MSCF 1443 Thin Film Physics 3
MSCF 1453 Non-Crystalline Solid 3
MSCF 1463 Phase Transformation 3
MSCF 1513 Optoelectronics 3

 

Please refer to Appendix E (page 86) for synopsis of each course.