Masters Degrees Programmes in Physics

Admission Requirements

Prospective candidates to the program must satisfy the general requirements for admission to the university as stipulated in Egerton University Statutes of 2013, Article 39 (2) and ISO Procedure for Admission and Registration of students DOC No. EU/AA/OP/03.

Schedule of Courses

Index Course Code Course title Credit Factor
1 PHYS 700 ELECTRODYNAMICS 3.0
2 PHYS 701 CLASSICAL MECHANICS 3.0
3 PHYS 702 MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS 3.0
4 PHYS 703 QUANTUM MECHANICS 3.0
5 PHYS 704 LAB TECHNIQUES I 3.0
Index Course Code Course title Credit Factor
1 PHYS 705 Statistical Mechanics 3.0
2 PHYS 706 Lab Techniques II 3.0
GEOPHYSICS
3 PHYS 710 Physics of the earth 3.0
4 PHYS 711 Geomagnetism 3.0
5 PHYS 712 Exploration Geophysics 3.0
6 PHYS 713 Seismology 3.0
SOLID STATE PHYSICS
7 PHYS 720 Solid State Physics I 3.0
8 PHYS 721 Solid State Physics II 3.0
9 PHYS 722 Optical Physics 3.0
10 PHYS 723 Solid State Devices 3.0
11 PHYS 724 Molecular Spectroscopy & Lasers 3.0
MATERIALS SCIENCE
12 PHYS 730 Aspects of Materials Science 3.0
13 PHYS 731 Ceramics 3.0
14 PHYS 732 Mechanical and Thermal properties of metals and alloys 3.0
15 PHYS 733 Structure and Mechanical properties of polymers 3.0
16 PHYS 734 Polymers in solutions 3.0
17 PHYS 735 Electrical properties of polymers 3.0
ELECTRONICS
18 PHYS 740 Digital Electronics 3.0
19 PHYS 741 Electronics circuitry 3.0
20 PHYS 742 Communication electronics 3.0
21 PHYS 743 Design electronics 3.0
22 PHYS 750 Nuclear Physics I 3.0
23 PHYS 751 Nuclear Physics II 3.0
24 PHYS 752 Nuclear Physics III 3.0