Applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree with Honors CGPA 3.0 and above or equivalent in the relevant field.
Applicants with a Bachelor's Degree of CGPA 2.7 to 2.99 may be considered if they meet at least one of the following criteria:
A. Having relevant work experience; or
B. Produce publications in related fields; or
C. is a recipient of a scholarship; or
D. is a graduate of the University of Malaya; or
E. is a government servants
Applicants with a Bachelor's Degree of CGPA 2.5 to 2.69 may be considered if they meet at least two of the criteria in (1) (A) to (E) above
For international students, candidates are required to have TOEFL results at least 550 or IELTS at least Band 5.5
The Department of Physics has seen tremendous growth since its inception in 1959. The academic staff members are actively involved in many areas of physics research. The strength of the Department lies in the areas of solid state physics, plasma physics, applied radiation, laser physics, photonics, solid state ionic, advanced materials, polymer physics, space physics as well as theoretical physics. The quality of research is of international standing with staff members regularly publishing in highly reputed international Journals. Beside research, some of the staff members also carry out consultancy work for local as well as international companies such as Tenaga Nasional Research & Development (TNRD), Nippon Glass (Japan) and Ciba Vision (USA). All the academic and consultancy activities provide the essential background for postgraduate training.
For more information, go to https://www.um.edu.my/academics/master/science/master-of-science-in-applied-physics to get insights about Master of Science (Applied Physics) course.