Academic Catalog

GRADUATE PROGRAM(S) OF PHYSICS

M.S. with thesis in Physics

M.S. program aims at providing advanced level training and introducing the recent developments taking place at the frontiers of physics. It also provides a strong background for employment in industry or in science teaching.
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PHYS500 M.S. THESIS 0 0 0 50.0
PHYS502 ANALYTICAL MECHANICS 3 3 0 8.0
PHYS503 METHODS OF MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS I 3 3 0 8.0
PHYS505 ELECTROMAGNETIC THEORY I 3 3 0 8.0
PHYS507 QUANTUM MECHANICS I 3 3 0 8.0
PHYS591 SEMINAR IN PHYSICS 0 0 2 10.0
PHYS599 RESEARCH METHODS AND ETHICAL ISSUES IN PHYSICS 0 1 0 10.0
3 elective course(s) approved by the Department of Physics.
Total minimum credit: 21

Ph.D. in Physics

Ph.D. program aims at providing advanced level training and introducing the recent developments taking place at the frontiers of physics. It stresses scientific research whose objective is to meet the worlwide intellectual and economic challange.
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PHYS501 STATISTICAL MECHANICS 3 3 0 8.0
PHYS504 METHODS OF MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS II 3 3 0 8.0
PHYS506 ELECTROMAGNETIC THEORY II 3 3 0 8.0
PHYS508 QUANTUM MECHANICS II 3 3 0 8.0
PHYS599 RESEARCH METHODS AND ETHICAL ISSUES IN PHYSICS 0 1 0 10.0
PHYS600 PH.D. THESIS 0 0 0 130.0
PHYS691 SEMINAR IN PHYSICS II 0 0 2 10.0
4 elective course(s) approved by the Department of Physics.
Total minimum credit: 24

Integrated Ph.D. in Physics

Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PHYS501 STATISTICAL MECHANICS 3 3 0 8.0
PHYS502 ANALYTICAL MECHANICS 3 3 0 8.0
PHYS503 METHODS OF MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS I 3 3 0 8.0
PHYS504 METHODS OF MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS II 3 3 0 8.0
PHYS505 ELECTROMAGNETIC THEORY I 3 3 0 8.0
PHYS506 ELECTROMAGNETIC THEORY II 3 3 0 8.0
PHYS507 QUANTUM MECHANICS I 3 3 0 8.0
PHYS508 QUANTUM MECHANICS II 3 3 0 8.0
PHYS591 SEMINAR IN PHYSICS 0 0 2 10.0
PHYS599 RESEARCH METHODS AND ETHICAL ISSUES IN PHYSICS 0 1 0 10.0
PHYS600 PH.D. THESIS 0 0 0 130.0
PHYS691 SEMINAR IN PHYSICS II 0 0 2 10.0
7 elective course(s) approved by the Department of Physics.
Total minimum credit: 45