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University of the West Indies - Bachelor of Science in Physics with Education


This programme attempts to address the paucity in number of  Physics teachers. It prepares students to teach all aspects of Physics up to the CAPE level.

  • Listing ID: 5403
  • Institution Category: Universities
  • Institution Type: Public
  • Field of Study: Science and Technology
  • Awarding Body: The University of the West Indies
  • Qualification Level: Level 5 - Bachelor's Degree
  • Education Sector: Higher Education
  • ISCED Code: 01 Education- 011 Education- 0114 Teacher Training with Subject Specialization
  • Qualification Developer: The University of the West Indies
  • Quality Assurance Body: University Council of Jamaica (UCJ)
  • Entry Requirements: "4-Year Programme
    CXC OR CSEC Physics OR
    GCE O-Level Physics

    3 Year Programme
    CAPE Physics (1 & 2) or CAPE Physics (1) and CAPE Maths (1 & 2)

    For Trained Teachers
    -- Double Option Science with Physics
    who have a GPA of at least 2.9 may be granted exemption from Level 1 requirements
    -- Single Option science
    are required to do Preliminary Physics.
  • Number of Credits: Thirty-six (36) Levels 2 and 3 credits matching the General Physics major, PLUS Thirty-six (30) Level 2 and 3 Credits from Humanities & Education
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