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Government College Women University Faisalabad

M.Sc Physics

Semester 1

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Major Courses    
PHY-551 Mathematical Methods of Physics-I 3(3-0)
PHY-553 Quantum Mechanics-I 3(3-0)
PHY-555 Solid State Physics-I 3(3-0)
PHY-557 Electronics-I 3(3-0)
PHY-559 Classical Mechanics 3(3-0)
PHY-561 Atomic Physics and Spectroscopy Lab 2(0-2)
Minor Course    
STA-323 Applied Statistical Theory 3(2-1)
CHIN-305 Learn Chinese Language 3(3-0)
Total   20(17-3)

Students with 60% marks in BA/BSc can opt Learn Chinese Language Course

 Semester 2

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Major Courses    
PHY-552 Mathematical Methods of Physics-II 3(3-0)
PHY-554 Quantum Mechanics-II 3(3-0)
PHY-556 Solid State Physics-II 3(3-0)
PHY-558 Electronics-II 3(3-0)
PHY-560 Electrodynamics-I 3(3-0)
PHY-562 Advanced Physics Lab 2(0-2)
Minor Courses    
CSI-321 Introduction to Computer 3(2-1)
Total   20(17-3)

 Semester  3

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Major Courses    
PHY-651 Statistical Mechanics 3(3-0)
PHY-653 Atomic and Molecular Physics 3(3-0)
PHY-655 Electrodynamics-II               3(3-0)
PHY-657 Nuclear Physics 3(3-0)
PHY-659 Relativity and cosmology 3(3-0)
PHY-661 Electronics Lab 2(0-2)
PHY-669 Research Planning and Scientific Writing 2(2-0)
PHY-679 Seminar 1(0-1)
Total   20(17-3)

 Semester 4

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHY-654 Particle Physics 3(3-0)
PHY-656 Plasma Physics 3(3-0)
PHY-658 Digital Electronics 3(3-0)
PHY-680 Special Problem 1(0-1)
PHY-681 Project 6(0-6)
PHY-682 Internship 6(0-6)
PHY-683 Thesis 6(0-6)
Total   16(9-7)

 Elective Courses: 

Course  Code Title of the Course Credit Hours
PHY-660 Introduction to Material sciences 3(3-0)
PHY-662 Laser Physics 3(3-0)
PHY-664 Introduction to Nanoscience and Technology 3(3-0)
PHY-666 Environmental Physics 3(3-0)
PHY-668 Electronic Materials and Devices 3(3-0)

*Students have option to choose Project, Internship or Thesis in this semester.

** Students obtaining CGPA less than 3.80 after two semesters are not eligible to opt for Thesis. They will take two elective courses.

***Elective Courses will be offered according to availability of Faculty.

Programme Award Duration Semester Credit Hour
Masters of Sciences M.Sc. Physics 2 years 4 Semesters    76