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Physics - Physical Oceanography

University of North Carolina Wilmington

48 months
Duration
18508 USD/year
18508 USD/year
4444 USD/year
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About

The Physics - Physical Oceanography degree from University of North Carolina Wilmington option in Physical Oceanography is rivaled only by a similar program at the University of Rhode Island; there are no others in North America.

Overview

The strength of Physics - Physical Oceanography degree from University of North Carolina Wilmington results from a common emphasis on marine science within traditional science departments, along with shared cooperative interdisciplinary activities. 

Education

The Physics option in physical oceanography combines a sound grasp of physics fundamentals (classical mechanics, electricity and magnetism, experimental physics, thermodynamics, and quantum physics) with a working knowledge of the oceanographic domain. 

This enables students graduating with a major in physics to significantly improve their career potential in the environmental regime.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematical Physics
  • Computational Physics
  • Fluid Mechanics 
  • Physical Oceanography
  • Observational Methods and Data Analysis in Physical Oceanography 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application.
    • Non-refundable $80 application fee (check or money order in U.S. dollars and drawn on a U.S. bank, payable to UNCW).
    • Essay & short answer
    • An official transcript, translated into English (translation must be certified), of grades from secondary school.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18508 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9254 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    18508 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9254 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    4444 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2222 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Wilmington

900 - 1400 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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