Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics

General

Program Description

Take advantage of the fourth industrial revolution with the University of Johannesburg's new Four Year Degree Programme in Applied Physics.

Applied Physics is the interface between fundamental physics and engineering science and cuts across all phenomena that are central to the existence of humankind. 

The Applied Physics degree at the University of Johannesburg will prepare students for a variety of exciting careers in Science and Technology and provide graduates with an innovative edge to take advantage of the immense benefits associated with the fourth industrial revolution. The degree provides a pragmatic balance between fundamental and applied physics aspects with a strong emphasis on the development of problem-solving skills. 

A strong emphasis on research at an undergraduate level serves to ensure that graduates are attuned to the latest scientific developments in applied physics.

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum APS: 31
  • English: 5 (60%+)
  • Mathematics: 6 (70%+)
  • Physical Sciences: 5 (60%+)

Career Opportunities

Applied Physics graduates use physics or conduct physics research to develop new technologies or solve engineering problems central to the existence of humankind

Contact

phone: 011-559-2374/3826
email: web-science@uj.ac.za

Last updated May 2020

About the School

Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university i ... Read More

Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university is alive down to its African roots, and well-prepared for its role in actualising the potential that higher education holds for the continent’s development. Read less