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Physics

The University of Akron

B.Sc. On Campus
48 months
Duration
15500 USD/year
15500 USD/year
11635 USD/year
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About

The Physics program of The University of Akron concerns the core workings of the universe, and is the foundation for chemistry, the earth sciences, biological sciences and social sciences.

Overview

Physics Fundamentals

The core courses of the Physics program of The University of Akron provide an understanding of physical principles and their applications as you study.

Professional Preparation

With a B.S. degree in physics, you will be ready to pursue graduate studies or a successful career in the workplace. Your options for graduate studies include: physics, biophysics, medical physics, materials science, chemical physics, chemistry, applied mathematics, polymer science/engineering, and many other engineering fields.

Our Faculty

  • are innovative
  • use interactive teaching methods
  • engage students in experimental and theoretical/computational research projects

Degrees and Preparation

A degree in physics paves the way to many careers. Entry-level positions require at least a bachelor’s degree; research positions typically require an M.S. or Ph.D. degree.

Possible careers with a bachelor's degree: 

  • research and development laboratories
  • technical sales
  • service and management
  • technical or industrial production
  • technical maintenance and supervision

Graduates with advanced degrees pursue careers in:

  • medicine
  • patent law
  • primary or secondary education
  • technical administration
  • library science
  • computer interfacing and software development

Career Outlook

Beyond employment in research and development, those with physics degrees at any level find that their knowledge and abilities in science and mathematics are in strong demand by many employers, especially in today’s “high-tech” environment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Elementary Classical Physics
  • Elementary Modern Physics
  • Thermal Physics
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Mechanics
  • Electromagnetism

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
71
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
48
More about PTE Academic

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • $50 Application Fee
  • Official Secondary School Transcripts
  • Official Proof of English Proficiency
  • Official SAT/ACT (Optional, required only for scholarships and direct admission)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11635 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11635 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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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Updated over a year ago

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