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Physics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Philadelphia, PA, United States
Discoveries in Physics have revolutionized the world. Physicis students from Saint Joseph's University study the properties and behavior of matter and energy in a wide variety of contexts, ranging from the submicroscopic particles from which all ordinary matter is composed (particle physics) to the behavior of the universe as a whole (cosmology). 
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Overview

As a Physics major from Saint Joseph's University, you will use systemic reasoning and call on your imagination to understand the laws of nature, the structure of matter and the behavior of physical processes — the keys to many of the universe’s secrets.

The ability to put into practice what is learned in the classroom is paramount to your growth as a young scientist. The Department of Physics at Saint Joseph's has developed a strong research‐oriented culture. The award-winning faculty are distinguished researchers in the field whose primary focus is to provide you with an excellent, personalized education.

Career

A bachelor’s of science in physics will open numerous options to you. Graduates go on to careers at competitive salaries in research and development, computer science, engineering and the biological sciences, or choose to enter top graduate, law or medical schools. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Calculus 
  • University Physics 
  • Modern Physics 
  • Mathematical Methods in Physics 
  • Classical Mechanics 
  • Thermal Physics
  • Statistical Mechanics
  • Electricity and Magnetism 
  • Waves and Optics
  • Experimental Methods of Physics
  • Quantum Mechanics 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • 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

  • Official Transcripts for all credits earned, Undergraduate and Graduate
  • Official GMAT or GRE scores, test must be taken within the last 7 years
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Professional Resume
  • Personal Statement
  • Application fee of $35.00
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores, test must be taken within the last 2 years
  • Proof of ability to pay educational expenses from a bank and an affidavit of financial support
  • An official course-by-course evaluation of undergraduate and graduate education

Tuition Fee

  • International

    46570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46570 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    46570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46570 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Philadelphia

  • 1313 - 2290 USD/month
    Living Costs

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