Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Physics is offered in the following areas of specialization;
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PROGRAMME
DURATION OF STUDY
The program of studies leading to the Master of Science in Physics at MUT take a period of at least twenty-four (24) months but not more than forty-eight (48) months for full time students. Students enrolled into the programme on a part time basis shall complete it in a period not exceeding sixty (60) months
EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES
MODE OF DELIVERY OF THE PROGRAMME
The mode of delivery is face to face, blended and e-learning. The course is offered on a full-time and part-time basis. The study is offered by course work and thesis with examinations on both.
a). Full Time
Students taking the programme on a full-time (week days or weekend) basis will complete the course in at least two (2) academic years. There will be two (2) semesters of course work, after which the development of research work will commence.
b). Part Time
Students taking the programme on Part-time (Evening) basis, each academic year will comprise of four (4) sessions. There will be four (4) sessions of course work, after which the development of research work will commence.
METHOD OF DELIVERY
Teaching will be by lecture method and practical. There will be three (3) hours of lecture per week per course unit. In the second year, students will undertake research which will account for 50% of the course time. Research provides students with the necessary skills to achieve the objectives of the programme.
There will be two major categories of master of Science in Physics namely; Theoretical Physics which is under category A and Experimental Physics which is under category B category.
A student shall be required to:
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