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Physics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1262 (BCR) Fort Worth, TX, United States
Jump into research as an undergraduate by working with faculty and graduate students on topics like optical spectroscopy and imaging, microscopy, nanoscience, biophysics, biomedical diagnosis with this Physics program from Texas Christian University. 
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Overview

On this Physics program from Texas Christian University, you may also learn computer modeling and mathematical analysis of complex processes in the human body, or study those on the scale of a single molecule.

You can join in the battle against cancer, asthma, cystic fibrosis, bacterial infections, cardiovascular and other diseases by conducting biophysics research at TCU and in collaboration with the University of North Texas Health Science Center. 

An emphasis of physics with a secondary concentration in the biomedical field in both BS and BA is available for students interested in pre-health professions, biotechnology industries or biophysics graduate programs.

Career Prospects

With a degree in physics, you may choose to pursue graduate study, a career in academia or national laboratory, or work in the leading industries in biotechnology, scientific instrumentation, aerospace and defense.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    124 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Modern Physics
  • Materials Science
  • Thermal Physics
  • Biomedical Imaging
  • Electromagnetic Fields
  • Mechanics
  • Nonlinear Dynamics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Application
  • Application Fee
  • Official High School Transcript
  • Essay
  • Counselor Evaluation/Recommendation
  • Teacher Evaluation/Recommendation
  • SAT or ACT Scores (optional)
  • English Proficiency (International Applicants Only)
  • Official College Transcripts
  • Early Decision Agreement (Early Decision Applicants Only)
  • Optional Application Materials

Tuition Fee

  • International

    51570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51570 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    51570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51570 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fort Worth

  • 1071 - 1680 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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