36 months
Duration
39957 USD/year
6920 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Physics is awarded by the University of Waikato for research carried out under the supervision of at least two staff members.

Overview

Physics at the University of Waikato aims to understand the entire physical world, from the sub-atomic to the cosmological.

Physicists are versed in mathematics, computer programming, experimental science and the design of complex instruments. They are among the most versatile scientists, able to easily cross boundaries into other disciplines such as chemistry, biology, medicine, Earth and planetary sciences.  There are biophysicists, geophysicists, astrophysicists and neurophysicists.

Career opportunities

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  • Medical Physicist
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  • Satellite Information Processor

Programme Structure

  • You will develop a thorough understanding of theoretical physics and gain advanced knowledge in areas such as quantum theory and biophysics.
  • At the University of Waikato the academic staff are leading the way in biophysics. both experimental and theoretical, including measuring and modelling  the electrical activity in the brain for applications such as anaesthesia and transcranial magnetic stimulation.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Statement of Research Interest
  • A Sample of your Academic writing
  • Copies of academic transcripts and certificates for qualifications held
  • Academic References
  • A copy of your passport or birth certificate

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39957 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39957 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    6920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6920 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Hamilton

1470 - 2020 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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