Applicants for this program must have a BSc. In Physics with a minimum grade average of good or equivalent from a recognized university. The student enrolled must complete successfully a total of 36 credit hours in addition to any other deficiency courses requested by the department from certain students. The courses required vary according to the track of study a thesis track or a comprehensive examination track. The student must complete the whole program within 6 semesters from the start of enrollment. Under special conditions and with the recommendation of the graduate committee and the acceptance of the graduate school council the duration can be extended for an additional 2 semesters.