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Postgraduate MSc Degree in Physics with specialization in Materials Physics

During the first two semesters, the student has to complete successfully two of the five core courses offered: Electromagnetism, Quantum Physics,Mathematical Physics, Mechanics, Statistical Physics, two compulsory specialization courses: Electronic Structure and Properties of Matter and Advanced Laboratory, and another two of the specialization courses: Thermodynamics of Lattice Defects, Spectroscopic Methods for Materials Characterization, Physics of Semiconducting Devices,Physics and Technology of Materials, Physics of Earth's Solid Crust and Specific topic within Materials Physics.

The duration of postgraduate studies leading to the Degree of Specialization in Materials Physics is three semesters and the maximum allowed duration is four semesters.

Attendance to these courses is mandatory. Successful completion of each course requires the mark 6 out of 10 at the examinations.

In addition to these courses and during the third semester, the student should undertake individually a research project leading to a postgraduate thesis, which is evaluated by a three member committee. The final evaluation of the research thesis is responsibility of the Section of Solid State Physics.

A faculty member is assigned as the tutor to each student upon entering the postgraduate program. The tutor follows the progress of the student and approves the courses selected by the student.

The graduate students in order to obtain their Postgraduate Degree in Physics with Specialization in Materials Physics are required to successfully complete three semesters (full-time) or 6 semesters (part-time) that correspond to a total 90 ECTS.