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The University of the Free State (UFS) Department of Physics offers Honours, as well as MSc and PhD degrees in Physics. For more information see Programmes.

At school and planning your future?

For those who are still at school and want to plan a future career path, see 'SA Institute of Physics'. This informative site will provide you with information on physics in South Africa as well as career opportunities in physics. Physics is relevant to many diverse career choices! Even if you don't major in Physics, you may want to include one or two courses in your learning programme at university. To find out more about each of the possible learning programmes, follow the links under Programmes.

Planning to do postgraduate studies?

The research in the department falls into two main categories – surface science and astrophysics – and the postgraduate studies focus on these areas. The Physics Department has sophisticated surface analysis apparatus at its disposal and has gained an international reputation as a surface science laboratory. Bursaries are available.

From Measurement to Understanding


Faculty Manager: Velaphi Makgwahla
T: + 27 51 401 3199

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T: +27 51 401 2531

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