This learning programme makes provision for the student who is interested in Physics. Careers include working in industry, research laboratories and teaching at schools or universities. This programme is well suited to careers in many manufacturing industries (mining, agriculture and metallurgy) or engineering firms concerned with mechanical, civil, telecommunication and/or electronic and electrical activities.

Type: undergraduate degree

Duration: 3 years full time

#### Compulsory Subjects

##### First year subjects:

- Physics
- Mathematics
- Computer literacy
- Chemistry
- Computer information systems
- Mathematical statistics

##### Second year subjects:

- Physics
- Mathematical statistics
- Mathematics and applied mathematics
- Geology
- Computer information systems
- Chemistry

##### Third year subjects:

- Physics
- Mathematical statistics
- Mathematics and applied mathematics
- Computer information systems
- Chemistry

Careers: in design, energy production, computer sciences, advanced instrumentation development and modelling are also possible.

Source: www.ufs.ac.za