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Physics, General, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) Knoxville, TN, United States
 Have you ever wondered how an airplane stays in the air, or how the planets stay in orbit around the sun, or whence came all the elements that we and the earth around us are made of? Well then, physics may be the choice for you. Studying the Physics, General Concentration at University of Tennessee Knoxville can be intellectually stimulating.

Overview

 Finally understanding why things happen the way they do—and being able to make predictions that can be tested—can be very fulfilling to an inquisitive mind. A Physics, General Concentration from University of Tennessee Knoxville can open many doors: to more focused research, jobs in technology and computing, or any field where good analytical skills are required.

Career options:

Physics graduates are highly marketable. Physicists have a low unemployment rate and lots of options. As a career, physics covers specialized fields—from acoustics, astronomy, and astrophysics to medical physics, geophysics, and vacuum sciences. A physics degree opens doors to employment opportunities throughout the world in government, industry, schools, and private organizations.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Calculus
  • Introduction to Physics for Physical Science and Mathematics Majors
  • Honors: Fundamentals of Physics for Physics Majors
  • Physics for Engineers
  • Fundamentals of Physics: Modern Physics
  • Electronics Laboratory

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    70

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  • Minimum required score:

    523

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General Requirements

  • Step 1: Complete and submit an application.
  • Step 2: Submit the non-refundable application fee.
  • Step 3: Have official copies of academic transcripts evaluated.
  • Step 4: Demonstrate English proficiency.
  • Step 5: Submit financial documentation (F-1 or J-1 visa status).
  • Step 6: Submit a copy of the photo page of your international passport.
  • Step 7: Follow these deadlines for submitting your application documents.
  • Step 8: Apply for an appropriate US visa.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31684 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31684 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    31684 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31684 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    13264 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13264 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Knoxville

  • 885 - 1460 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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