MSc in Physics

Bar-Ilan University

Program Description

MSc in Physics

Bar-Ilan University

The Master’s Degree Study Program Includes Conducting Research And Submitting A Written Thesis. Duration Of Studies: 2 Years. Courses Of Study. Physics.

The Master’s degree study program includes conducting research and submitting a written thesis.

Duration of studies: 2 years.

Courses Of Study

  • Physics
  • Biophysics

The research areas are determined on an individual basis by the student’s supervisor.

Advance Requirements

  • For the Physics course of study: Bachelor’s degree in Physics with a grade average of at least 80%.
  • For the Biophysics course of study: Bachelor’s degree in Biophysics with a grade average of at least 80%. Holders of a Bachelor’s degree in Physics, Chemistry or Life Sciences may be accepted with complementary studies that will be defined based on the research specialization track.

All the applicants in all the tracks are required to find a supervisor among the department’s faculty members and to have him/her sign his/her name on a supervision form before they are accepted for studies.

Acceptance to the department is conditional on the presentation of a medical certificate confirming fitness to study in the department, including participation in labs. The certificate is to be presented no later than on the registration day of the study program. Bar-Ilan students registering for Master’s degree studies immediately after completing the Bachelor’s degree studies, without interruption, are exempt from presenting such a certificate.

Hours And Seminars Quota

13 annual hours, including participation in obligatory courses (according to the course of study) and an advanced seminar.

Participation in the departmental colloquium in all the years of study is obligatory.

Knowledge Of Languages

English for Master’s degree.

(For details on screening exams, the level of courses to be determined and the exemption criteria for those entitled – see the Introduction chapter).

Instructions For Writing The Thesis

See the regulations of the Master’s Degree Committee in the Introduction chapter.

Final Exam

The final exam will be based on the thesis and on the bibliography that served as the basis for the research.

Jewish Studies

Based on the general requirements for Master’s Degree (see the Introduction chapter).

The research proposal must be submitted by the end of the first year of study

For additional details contact:

International Division

Bar-Ilan University

Ramat-Gan, Israel 5200002

How To Apply

1. Submit The Application

Log in to the BIUInternational Online Applicant Portal, and fill out your application form.

You are required to pay a non-refundable, ₪ 400 application fee each time you apply.

2. Send Transcripts & Diplomas

Applicants must send in official copies of their transcripts and their high school diploma/ matriculation certificate. Students in their final year of studies may send in a partial transcript, and be accepted pending receipt of their final transcript and diploma.

While the decision process may be expedited by uploading digital copies of the required documents in the Applicant Portal, original copies must be mailed to our office directly.

3. Send Test Scores

Scores from SAT, ACT, or Psychometric, are required for admission, and must be sent directly from the testing agency. Students who have taken the same exam multiple times, will have only their best scores considered.

4. Upload ID & Passport Photo

Applicants must upload or email a photocopy of the first page of their Passport or Teudat Zehut, and a recent, 2″x2″, passport-sized photo of themselves.

Supplementary Documentation

Depending on your academic history and status, you may be required to send in the following additional information.

TOEFL Scores

Students who studied in a non-English-speaking secondary school are required to score a 134 on the English section of the Psychometric, or submit the equivalent TOEFL score.

College Transcripts

Applicants who have participated in a post-high school academic program (Yeshiva, Seminary, Gap Year, Mechina, College), should transmit a copy of these transcripts.

High School Enrollment

Applicants who are still enrolled in High School / Secondary School should have their school submit a letter certifying this fact.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated November 12, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
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Oct. 2019
Full time
Israel - Ramat Gan, Tel Aviv District
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