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    Admissions Applying to European PhD Programs with a US Masters

    I know this topic has been discussed a lot on this forum, but I had trouble finding an answer to my precise question. Current Understanding: I have read up on the differences between the US and European graduate systems. I understand US merges MS and PhD programs resulting in an average...
  2. M

    Masters of computational engineering ?

    I am almost done with 5 years bachelor of nuclear engineering, is it a good idea to switch to computational engineering, since that it will open more opportunities?
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    Good masters program in Canada?

    Hi to whoever reads this, Some back ground info: I am a current undergrad student halfway through their degree, and I'm starting to think about what I'd like to do after I receive my diploma. I know I want to continue studying, and possibly move to a different country to do that. I know I can...
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    Job Skills Job Market for different EE fields

    Hey guys, Iam new to Physics Forums. Iam doing my Masters with Major in Electrical Engineering. My core is Digital Signal Processing as of now and my GPA is somewhat good for atleast entering PhD program. I do have ideas for a PhD but I do have some financial commitments. So, I postponed this...
  5. R

    Schools Germany - Masters EE/mathematics/physics online

    Hello Everyone, So I have been looking for some time now to find an online program in EE/mathematics/physics. There are a number of programs I have found (purdue, johns hopkins, etc) but the prices are absolutly staggering. I have paid my dues to the student loan machine with my BS degree in...
  6. J

    Admissions Physics Masters Application - coming from a different field

    I graduated a few years ago with a Biology Major and Physics Minor. After completing a M.Ed. I have decided to apply to physics masters/bridge programs and have been discussing it with old advisers who were very encouraging. I was hoping someone else had switched fields and could give me some...
  7. binbagsss

    Studying How hard is it to do original work in a summer dissertation

    ..in a taught masters (UK). My undergrad project was a literature review on general relativity The topic of my project this summer (3 months) will be modified theories of gravity & cosmology. How do you go about doing some original work at this level? - would the first step be to identify a...
  8. Smalde

    Programs Best Theoretical Physics Masters Degree in Continental Europe

    Dear All, I am sorry if you consider this question to be repetitive or too general but I have been unable to find sufficient answers on the web and thus I want to see what I can win from asking you guys. First my situation: I finished my Physics' Bachelor in the LMU Munich with good grades...
  9. Biscuit

    Programs Program Guidance for a Marine Biologist

    Hello, I am looking to change my major to become a marine biologist. As I view the different programs that are out there I have come into a couple of conflicts I was hoping you guys could help me with. The first being I have the option to either major in biology and get a masters in marine...
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    Programs Amsterdam vs Utrecht Theoretical Physics

    Hello everyone! I have been admitted in Utrecht and UvA (University of Amsterdam) for the Theoretical Physics masters. I am having a hard time deciding between the two and I was thinking that someone might have an opinion on one or the other (or even better on both). Any kind of information is...
  11. AXidenT

    Programs Advice on Graduate Studies in Mathematical Physics

    I recently completed my honours degree in Australia (4-year undergraduate with a year-long thesis and some grad-level subjects such as first courses in algebraic geometry, algebraic topology, GR, QFT and integrable systems) and am struggling to figure out what the best option for graduate study...
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    Masters options for electrical engineering?

    I graduated with a B.E.E. last year, took some time off now i am planning to pursue a masters degree in engineering. i did graduate with a decent grade but i did not enjoy studying electrical engineering at all. my aptitude is more towards management and arts. are there any masters options in...
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    Engineering Unsure of which Master's Program to Pursue

    Hello, I'm entering my final year of Mechanical Engineering undergrad. I've always had interest in aerospace like most others, but opted to avoid overspecializing at the beginning. During my undergrad career I've participated in clubs involving space and satellites, and I participated in...
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    Admissions Accept Offer from Safety School or Reapply?

    I've been accepted by the PhD program at my safety school (where I am completing my undergrad), and have been declined admission at my reach schools. While my safety school's offer is solid, I would prefer to attend a better school in a different city. I am still completing research for my...
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    Engineering Career options for Biomedical engineers?

    Can someone tell me what the career options are for a biomedical engineer with a bachelors vs a masters vs a phd? Thank You
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    Programs Getting a Masters with a Computer Science degree

    Right now I am a sophomore studying to be a computer science major. As of now I am wanting to go to grad school to get a masters. I was curious though if computer science was the only thing I could get a masters in though. Such as would it be possible to get a masters in computer engineering...
  17. Mahmoud Hamsho

    BS or MS in EE after physics BS?

    Hey, I will be graduating soon with a BS in Physics but have recently developed a interest to pursue a career in the EE field. I was planning to just head to a Masters program in EE, but the more I read up I am realizing that there is a difference in having a BS in EE and MS in EE. Im reading...
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    Advice for Entering Biochem MSc./PhD after Phys. BSc.?

    I have a BSc. Honours Physics degree and I have summer research experience in Biophysics and Computational Chemistry. I want to enter a grad school program where I may use the basic physics that I've acquired throughout my undergrad degree, but where the focus is around biological function. The...
  19. Matt atkinson

    Undergrad Research project and PhD's

    Hi all, during my degree (which of now im in the master's year) I have to do a year long research project. This project I had to select from a list of which only one of them was quantum mechanics related (for a theorist), of course this made it popular and I didn't get my first choice and ended...
  20. Borseth

    Not sure why I haven't come here sooner

    Hey everyone. I just started my masters in physics, and am looking forward to the next couple of years. At the moment I am doing an exchange year to Spain, and don't really know that many people in the course. It's a bit of a shift from where I was last year, why everybody knew everybody. That...
  21. Nooginy

    KCL Vs UCL for Msc? Help

    Hi all! Just wondering if anyone has any or knows anyone with experience within the departments at KCL or UCL. I have an unconditional offer from both to study a part time masters degree, and to help me decide I am curious if anyone has any good/bad experiences with either, any help is greatly...
  22. Nooginy

    Programs UCL Vs KCL for a masters degree in Physics? Help Please

    Hi everyone, just a quick post regarding the above. I have been accepted by both onto a part time (two year) masters degree. I got the KCL offer first and accepted but paid a £500 deposit that I will not get back if I switch. Even though I can't afford it I will switch if I decide UCL is a...
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    BEng Electrical and Electronic Eng, is Msc Physics good idea

    Hello, this is my first post there though I have been on this site before to look for answers to questions. I am a graduate in Electrical and Electronic Engineer, graduated in 2013 and live in London. I currently work for a engineering consultancy working on telecoms systems work...
  24. Alex Howard

    What should I volunteer in to gain Astro experience for PhD?

    So here is the gist. I just completed my 3rd year of a 4 year Phys and Astro Masters at the University of Exeter, and for the second year in a row, me and all my course mates were passed over for internships because we lack experience (which we cant get because no one will pick us for...
  25. KylieVegas

    Programs Masters in physics without a different bachelors degree?

    Hello I am an incoming Biology student (college), i really wanted to take applied physics as my course but my parents told me that it is better to be a doctor, anyways, it's summer here and I started taking Calculus 1 in coursera.com (i have NO backgroud in calculus because we don't have...
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    Engineering Nuclear Engineering vs Mechanical Engineering

    I have a bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering and I am interested in CFD. I have an admit offer for MS in Nuclear Engineering at UIUC with RA and MS in Mechanical Engineering at Stanford without any assistantship. Which one is a better option to choose considering the fact that I am not a...
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    Should I complete a Master's through coursework or thesis?

    Hi all, I am currently an undergraduate in my third year working towards a simultaneous B.S/ M.S and will graduate next spring. I will be applying to Ph.D programs next winter and I am torn between earning my Master's through completing eight classes or through five classes and a Master's...
  28. Ethan Wong

    Programs Astrophysics masters' or PhD after engineering degree?

    Hey all! I'm new to this forum. Anyway i have a burning question which i cannot seem to find among these forum posts (even after toiling through). Is it possible to pursue astrophysics or theoretical physics for that matter in your post grad studies, even though I got an Mechanical...
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    Admissions Applying to Graduate Programs: recommendations and courses

    I am currently looking to pursue a master's degree in physics - stand alone or integrated with a PhD program. I have a master's degree in mechanical engineering and want to make the switch to physics - with an interest in quantum mechanics, particle physics and string theory. As you can imagine...
  30. J

    Schools Freaking out - Not sure if I have a shot at grad school

    Hello all, Sorry for the long(ish) post but please bear with me, I've been reading posts in this forum for a while but haven't posted myself before. I have the feeling this sort of thread crops up a lot but I really feel like I need some advice. So I'm applying for masters programs in...
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