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Lund University

Sweden

Natural Sciences

Physics

BSc Physics

3 years

€0 pa

Programme profile


Lund is consistently ranked as the top university in Northern Europe in physical sciences and this excellence is now expanding through the building of two international research centres - MAX IV and ESS. Close to the university, you will find a large number of innovation companies, making Lund a motor in the economy of southern Scandinavia. Physicists in Lund are working at the cutting edge of everything from particle physics at CERN to nanoscience and photonics.

Programme content


In the first semester of this programme, you will be studying introductory mathematics, where you will learn basic calculus in one variable and basic algebra.

In the second semester you will be introduced to physics and study the basics of mechanics, electromagnetism, optics, nuclear and particle physics and more. In the third semester you will learn more mathematical methods, and you will be introduced to quantum mechanics. The fourth semester is devoted to modern physics, including nuclear and particle physics, quantum mechanics and solid state theory.

The courses join theory with laboratory exercises, giving you a good experience in performing and analysing experiments.

After these two years of basics, you are free to choose from plenty of courses, depending on which parts of physics you find the most interesting, and in which subject you want to specialise. Specialisations include:

- Astronomy & Astrophysics
- Biology  & Chemistry
- Metereology & Biogeophysics
- Syncotron Radiation-Based Science
- Theoretical Physics

During the sixth semester you will combine courses running at half-time with your diploma work. You will do this together with one of the university's research teams, in the subject area in which you are the most interested. When your diploma work is finished, you receive the Bachelor's degree and are ready to continue studying at advanced level.

Entry Requirements


Three A-Levels [ Physics, Maths & Chemistry] and three GCSEs

 

Six Leaving Cert subjects , to include H5 in Physics, Maths and Chemistry

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16 October

15 January