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Faculty of Science and Technology

Department of Computer Science, Mathematics & Physics

Programmes

Physics

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About the Programme

The Department of Computer Science, Mathematics & Physics offers a Major and Minor in Physics. If you want to find out how does the Universe work, or what is light, or what is gravity, you can learn the answers to all these questions by applying for the Major or Minor in Physics, and prepare yourself for an exciting career in Science and engineering.

Full details of the Programme Structure including pre-requisites, co-requisites and anti-requisites for all CMP disciplines are listed on pages 188-282 of the FST Undergraduate Handbook. 

Physics queries should be directed via email or telephone to Physics Coordinator Dr. Carlos Hunte.

What Will I Study?

Students will discover:
  • how electromagnetic waves are produced
  • why your phone could not function without quantum mechanics
  • how light and matter interact
  • how a car engine functions according to the laws of thermodynamics
  • how we can calculate the age of the Universe
  • what is the sun’s energy source.

Career Opportunities

If persons want to:
  • Become an Engineer
  • Pursue an advanced Science degree
  • Work as a Technician
  • Teach Science and Mathematics
  • Acquire a solid scientific background to use in any profession

Then this degree is for you!

At a Glance

  • Degree Level: Undergraduate
  • Qualification: BSc
  • Duration: Full Time 3 Years and Part Time Minimum 5 years

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Programme Details


The Physics major requires that students take ten (10) advanced courses in Physics.

Students will take courses in:

  • Electromagnetism
  • Lasers
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Special Relativity
  • Thermodynamics
  • Sustainable Energy

To view the complete course list please click here - Physics 
 or  click here

We offer low tuition fees and several scholarships and financial aid are available. Choose a payment plan that fits your education budget.  
Visit our Student Financing Website »
 

Applications are accepted from November to February. However, expressions of interest are accepted ALL year.  
Visit the Admissions website to view Entry Requirements and to Apply Now ».

Department of Computer Science, Mathematics & Physics
Telephone: (246) 417-4365/4364/4943 Fax:(246) 438-9198 Email: cmp@cavehill.uwi.edu