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Industrial Physics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (WUR) Cork, Ireland
Industrial Physics graduates from University College Cork are problem solvers, able to solve problems quickly and in a wide range of industrial settings, devising and using unconventional techniques. Advanced, high-precision manufacturing is the core of Ireland’s industrial output.  
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Overview

This joint University College Cork (UCC) / Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) degree combines fundamental physics with hands-on industrial training, targeting careers in some of the most exciting and innovative industries in Ireland and abroad.

This Industrial Physics degree is ideal for students who wish to gain deep insight into the physics of modern technologies, and who enjoy applying this knowledge to problem solving in real-world environments. With strong employer demand for qualified graduates, this ever-expanding field offers career paths for graduates who wish to use their skills in technical settings and equally those seeking a corporate management path.

The first two years of the course focus mainly on fundamental physics, and the third and fourth years place emphasis on industrial control technology.

Career

A degree in Industrial Physics can lead to rewarding roles in many sectors such as Pharmaceutical and Bio-pharmaceuticals; medical devices; food/drinks manufacturing and consultancy.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Modern Physics 
  •  Mathematical Methods 
  • Chemistry for Physicists and Mathematicians 
  •  Introduction to Environmental Science 
  •  Instrument Measurement 
  •  Industrial Automation 
  •  Programming in C
  • Computer Applications with Visual Basic
  • Programming in Python 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

  • At Least six subjects must be presented. Minimum grade H4 in two subjects and minimum grade O6/H7 in four other subjects. English and Irish are requirements for all programmes unless the applicant is exempt from Irish. 
  • The following are considered Lab Science subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physics with Chemistry and Agricultural Science.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Cork

  • 860 - 1400 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

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