B.Sc. On Campus

Physics (Honours)

University Tunku Abdul Rahman

36 months
4448 USD/year
3296 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Physics (Honours) at Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman is a fundamental science that provides a basis for our understanding of the physical world. Whether it is an electron, X-rays or a star, there is an area of study in physics that explains it.


Hence, the applications of physics are wide-ranging from electronics, medical science, to space research. This Physics (Honours) programme is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge in both the fundamentals of physics as well as in its applications in modern technologies.

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman students will learn to appreciate and understand physics through a hands-on approach in a laboratory setting with state-of-the-art equipment. Besides academic development, this programme also aims to equip students with the proper communication and entrepreneurial skills. Physics is a subject that develops analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to handle large amounts of complex information, all of which are essential for career advancement.

Career Prospects

  • Lecturer
  • Reseacher
  • Scientist
  • Microelectronic Designer
  • Optical Instrument Designer
  • Consumer Goods Producer
  • Academician

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Electronics
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Electromagnetism
  • Electronic Circuits
  • Fundamentals of Programming
  • Mathematical Techniques for Physics
  • Mathematics for Physics I
  • Mechanics and Special Relativity
  • Oscillations and Waves

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Malaysian Stu: You are advised to apply for admission as early as possible
  • International Stu: You are advised to apply for admission 3 months in advance


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission to UTAR is on purely meritocratic basis. You are expected to satisfy the academic qualification and English Language requirement set by the University. 
  • For admission into undergraduate programmes, the University will accept the applications from students with the standard list of foreign qualifications. 
  • For your information that the University has its minimum entry requirement (MER) for each qualification and each programme. Should you do not fulfill the MER, you will be required to undertake a one-year Foundation studies. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4448 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13344 USD for the full programme during 36 months.
  • National

    3296 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9889 USD for the full programme during 36 months.
  • RM41,800 (Malaysian); 
  • RM56,400 (International)


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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