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M.A. learning outcomes

“ It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast. It keeps him young. ”
- Konrad Lorenz
  • Achieve more advanced knowledge of physical principles, ideas and mathematical techniques in fundamental areas of physics including classical mechanics, electrodynamics, quantum mechanics, solid state physics, and statistical mechanics.
  • Become proficient in using advanced computerized laboratory data analysis techniques, including treatment of statistical and systematic errors, error propagation, and representing data graphically.
  • Develop understanding of further career and professional development.