Application Process

AnilKamat
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Application Process

Postby AnilKamat » Sat Sep 09, 2017 6:38 am

Hi everyone, a quick question, what is the difference between M.Sc and M.A in physics?

TakeruK
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Re: Application Process

Postby TakeruK » Sat Sep 09, 2017 1:57 pm

Usually just the name.

But, you shouldn't just compare the name. It's important to look at what the degree entails: is it all coursework? half coursework and half research? all research? 1 year? 2 years? etc. Many Masters degrees can be quite different even though they might all grant a MS in Physics. It also depends on what country you are talking about (my answer here is North America based).




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