The Department of Physics participates in the 5th-Year Master's Degree option at Brown which allows Brown undergraduates to continue at the University for a master's degree after completing their bachelor's degrees. Up to two of the eight courses required for the degree may be completed while participating students are undergraduates, but at least six semester courses must be taken while students are registered at the graduate level.
Students must apply for this program before they complete their undergraduate studies. Because the admission decisions for graduate programs are made at the program level, rising juniors and seniors who are interested in pursuing the 5th Year Master’s option should contact the Director of Graduate Study for the ScM Progam in Physics. Applicants are not required to take the GRE.