School of Physics offers a Master in Science by Research, a
Master of Philosophy and a Doctor of Philosophy degree. These
research degrees involve the student independently researching
a specific topic under the guidance of a supervisor. The Master
of Philosophy also includes coursework.
minimum requirement for admission to the PhD or MSc by Research
is a four year Bachelor's degree with 1st or upper 2nd class
Honours from an Australian University that includes a substantial
research component, or a qualification or combination of qualifications
considered to be equivalent by the Higher Degree Committee.
Students who do not have this qualification may wish to enrol
into the Master of Philosophy, Graduate Diploma in Physics,
or Graduate Diploma in Physics Research Techniques, first.
Master of Philosophy is
a research degree. It will take 3 sessions to complete and students
complete 24 units of credit of courses and one thesis. Entry to the MPhil requires at
least a three year Bachelor of Science degree, with a major
of possible research projects is available from the website:
New PhD projects
about scholarships and other financial assistance is available
from the UNSW scholarships
Postgraduate Director is Prof
Michael Ashley and students should contact him in the first instance.
The Graduate Research School
provides advice and assistance to all higher degree research
students at UNSW.