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Physics - Physics Education, Bachelor

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Students can learn about and specialize in renewable energy, nuclear physics, the cosmos, our climate and much more. Our expert faculty teaches and mentors students, providing theoretical knowledge and giving practical experience in our state-of-the-art facilities and laboratories. After graduating with a degree in physics, our students continue their education in graduate school or begin a successful career in the field.

What Can I Do With a Degree in Physics - Physics Education at the Saint Vincent College? Majoring in physics or physics education opens up possibilities for a wide variety of fields. Physics plays a vital role in many technology-based industries, including nanotechnology, computing and renewable energy.

Astrophysics, medical physics, geophysics and meteorology are also popular fields. Physics education allows our students to be well prepared to teach physics concepts to elementary, middle and high school students.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Use knowledge of the fundamental theoretical fields of physics to solve problems.
  • Perform careful physics laboratory experiments.
  • Interpret physics experimental results.
  • Explain physical principles to others in both oral and written formats.
  • Develop independent research.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Rolling admission deadline.

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Newtonian Mechanics
  • Experimental Physics 
  • Physics: Electricity, Magnetism, and Waves
  • Experimental Physics 
  • Physics: Atoms and Nuclei
  • Experimental Physics 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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.

General Requirements

  • Complete Application for Admission.
  • Complete Supplemental Application (also under Tools section)
  • Submit original or certified copies of the original and official academic record, transcript or examination results for the completion of secondary education. Official documents not issued in English must be accompanied by a certified English translation.
  • Submit the application fee of $25 or waiver form.
  • Submit an official result of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Test System (IELTS). TOEFL score of 79 on the IBT and 6.5 on the IELTS or higher is required for applicants.
  • The SAT is NOT required.
  • Writing sample or essay.
  • Scanned copy of passport photo page.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35520 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    35520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35520 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    35520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35520 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Latrobe

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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