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MS Physics

Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS
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MS Physics is a Masters program taught at Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS, . The program is offered in campus-based modes with full Time options. To successfully obtain MS Physics from Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS you are required to complete 30 credit hours. After completion of MS Physics you will be able to further continue for advance studies or start career as Researcher.

The MS programmes offered by the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) at LUMS are rigorous and designed to impart specialised professional and research-oriented training. Students have the options to choose from MS-by-Coursework or MS-by-Thesis.

The LUMS MS Physics programme places a special emphasis on fundamentals; the Department of Physics focuses on probing fundamental physical aspects of the universe and the underlying mathematics, as well as novel applications in diverse areas including Nanoscience, Optics, Nanophotonics, Quantum Dynamics, Spin and Photon Physics, Fundamental Theory, Photonics, Organic Semiconductor Optoelectronics, Cosmology and Magnetic Materials.

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for admission in MS Physics at Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS for all applicants (Domestic or International) are:

  • program specific academic requirment set by Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS.
  • English Language OR any other language requirments as set by Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS as pre-requiste for admission in MS Physics.

Note: Please check the university website in the link below.

Applicants must meet the minimum eligibility criteria in order to be considered for admission to the Programme. The MS Physics Programme at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) is a two-year Programme.

Admission is purely merit-based and rests solely on the following criteria:

  • Academic Record;
  • Performance in Admission Tests *;
  • Application Review;
  • Interview Performance (If shortlisted);
  • Letters of Recommendation; and
  • Submission of complete Online Application, Application Processing Fee and supporting documents by the stipulated deadline

Courses Units

You need to complete 30 credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at https://lums.edu.pk/programmes/ms-physics

Core Courses

  • Graduate Physics Lab
  • Electrodynamics
  • Quantum Mechanics III
  • Advanced Statistical Mechanics
    Advanced Condensed Matter Physics
  • MS Thesis I
  • MS Thesis II

Elective Courses

Students opting for MS-by-Thesis must complete 12 credit hours for elective courses; while students opting for MS-by-Coursework must complete 18 credit hours.

  • Electronic Structure of Matter
  • Introduction to Quantum Information Science
  • Photovoltaic Devices
  • Nanoelectronic Devices
  • Advanced Topics in General Relativity
  • Advanced Condensed Matter Physics
  • Advanced Statistical Mechanics
  • Photonics Fundamentals
  • General Relativity
  • Principles of Optics
  • Particle and Nuclear Physics
  • Semiconductor Devices Fundamentals
  • Special Topics in Condensed Matter Physics
  • Introduction to Quantum Field Theory
  • Photovoltaic Devices
  • Quantum Chemistry and Spectroscopy
  • Relativistic Electrodynamics
  • Symmetry Methods, Conservation Laws and Exact Solutions for Differential Equations
  • Advanced Atomic, Molecular and Laser Physics

More Information

The programme curriculum offers a multidisciplinary learning environment. Students are given the opportunity to work with knowledge drawn from all six disciplines offered at SBASSE. The curriculum is designed to include chemistry, biology, engineering, information sciences, finance and mathematics to be at the forefront of scientific discoveries. Catering to local needs, while recognising the evolving international trends in graduate level physics education, the Department also contributes to many new technologies.

Students of this programme are encouraged to be involved in research questions and exploratory experiments outside the formal classroom or laboratory coursework. Regular seminars and colloquia are led by faculty, students and distinguished speakers from outside LUMS, providing students a chance to keep abreast of cutting edge and high impact research. Graduates of this programme find numerous opportunities working at research and teaching institutes in Pakistan and abroad, as well as continuing with their PhD.

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