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University of the West Indies - Bachelor of Science in Physics


The General Physics major provides students with a very broad foundation of Physics Knowledge. Students will be exposed to both applied and theoretical Physics concepts such as Electronics and Astronomy and Cosmology. As such the General Physics Major prepares students for the world of Research as well as advanced problem-solving in being highly math-based.

  • Listing ID: 5402
  • 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: 05 Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics- 053 Physical Sciences- 0533 Physics
  • 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)"
  • Number of Credits: 36 (major) 18 (minor) inlcusive of the Faculty overall requirements of 93 credits
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