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    Programs GRE's for Physics Phd's

    You mentioned something interesting; do departments ever grant exemption from GRE's for candidates with well recognised qualifications (for example an MSc from Cambridge or Imperial? If so, then it might be worth me contacting individual departments to see their policies.
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    Programs GRE's for Physics Phd's

    Hi, I'm a UK student who wants to do a Phd in a year (after I finish my MSc). I'm a little bit puzzled about the status of the GRE in physics at US institutions. Looking at some webpages it seems as if the GRE is always mandatory, and that they use it as a major way of discriminating between...
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    Programs Length of American Phd's

    Thanks very much for this info.
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    Programs Length of American Phd's

    I'm a British student considering doing a Phd in America. If I do a Phd in England it should only take 3 years, but I've heard that usually American Phd's take a lot longer (e.g six years +). However I suspect that this may be because the typical American student is much less advanced when...
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    Theory - Particle Physics or Condensed Matter

    I suspect that there will be more jobs available in theoretical condensed matter. ps do theorists just work in academic institutions (and therefore have to do teaching), or can you get research jobs in companies, and just do research all the time?
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    Theory - Particle Physics or Condensed Matter

    I'm starting an MSc in theoretical physics this October, and at the moment I'm considering specialising in Condensed Matter or Particle Physics, both of which look quite interesting. I was wondering which one had better career prospects. I suspect it's easier to get a well paid research job in...
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    Fast track medicine for physicists

    I think there's been a bit of a misunderstanding. In the UK graduates of pretty much any discipline can take a standard medical degree (i.e MBBS and BChir) in just 4 years, instead of six. This is known as "fast track" medicine, and is what I'm planning to do. This would definitely allow me to...
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    Fast track medicine for physicists

    I'm about to start my third year of an MPhys degree at Oxford. I'm a very serious student and am predicted to get a good first, but I've recently become more interested in becoming a doctor (and possibly doing medical research) than just pursuing a purely scientific career in physics. I'm...
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