Upon completion of the Ph.D. program in Planetary Sciences , a student will:
- Planetary sciences includes, but is not limited to, the science of the Sun, planets and their moons, other Solar System objects, and objects orbiting other stars;
- demonstrate an in-depth understanding of a subfield related to planetary sciences (minor);
- demonstrate ability to design, conduct, and document an independent research project that generates results that can be published in the peer-reviewed literature;
- effectively evaluate the scientific literature essential to the research area and articulate how the research is related to and advances the discipline;
- effectively communicate their research to peers and colleagues (e.g. peer-reviewed literature, national or international conferences and workshops, and seminars);
- effectively communicate their science to a broader audience, including its basic aspects to a lay person.
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- Principles of Planetary Physics
- Atmospheres and Remote Sensing
- Solar System Dynamics
- Chemistry of the Solar System
- Planetary Global Techtonics
- Evolution of Planetary Surfaces
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- 60 months
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DisciplinesPhysics Astronomy & Space Sciences Natural Sciences View 55 other PhDs in Physics in United States
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- University of Arizona/PTYS graduate application
- 3 letters of recommendation
- Official college transcript(s)
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International33600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 60 months.
National33600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 60 months.
In-State13400 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 60 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.