The Department of Physics provides a graduate program leading to the Master of Arts and the Doctor of Philosophy degrees. The objective of the program is to assist the student in gaining an understanding of physics sufficiently broad to form a basis for independent research, as well as to give the student the experience of doing significant research under the guidance of a mature scientist. Graduate study is designed to represent the discipline as broadly as possible and to enable the student to learn the principles and general methods used in problem solving and in research. Both theoretical and experimental approaches are therefore included in the program. Areas of specialization are particle physics; condensed matter physics; and atomic, molecular and optical physics.
Dr. Peter Riseborough