What will I learn?

Physics is a fundamental science that provides a basis for our understanding of the physical world. Whether it is an electron, X-rays or a star, there is an area of study in physics that explains it. Hence, the applications of physics are wide-ranging from electronics, medical science, to space research.

This programme is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge in both the fundamentals of physics as well as in its applications in modern technologies.

Students will learn to appreciate and understand physics through a hands-on approach in a laboratory setting with state-of-the-art equipment. Besides academic development, this programme also aims to equip students with the proper communication and entrepreneurial skills. Physics is a subject that develops analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to handle large amounts of complex information, all of which are essential for career advancement.

Career Prospects

  • Lecturer
  • Researcher
  • Scientist
  • Microelectronic Designer
  • Optical Instrument Designer
  • Consumer Goods Producer
  • Academician
  • Fiber Optic & Telecommunication Personnel

Which department am I in?

Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
RM19,900.00 (US$ 4,751) per year
RM 59,700 for the entire course

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected January, June, October 2022

Venue

Sungai Long Campus

Jalan Sungai Long, Bandar Sungai Long,

Cheras,

KAJANG,

Selangor,

43000, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

UTAR welcomes applicants with any of the following qualifications for entry to Bachelor's Honours Degree Programme: Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM); Unified Examination Certificate (UEC); A-Levels; South Australian Matriculation (SAM); Canadian Pre-University (CPU). Entry with Other Qualifications: Applicants with qualifications other than those described above, for example, a Diploma from a college/institution/polytechnic may also apply for admission to UTAR programmes. English Language Requirements: International English Language Testing System ( IELTS ): 5.0; Internet-based Testing (IBT) TOEFL: 42; Cambridge English: 154; Pearson Test of English (PTE): 47; Malaysia University English Test (MUET): Band 3.

For international students

Students must have A-Level with 2-3 passes in the relevant subjects or high school leaving examination equivalent with 5 passes.

They also must have the following minimum score are as follows:

IELTS 5.0

TOEFL iBT - 42

Cambridge English: Advance (CAE) – 154

Pearson Test of English (PTE) – 47

Malaysia University English Test (MUET): Band 3

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About Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

UTAR enjoys global recognition, ranking among the top 600 universities in the world, according to the THE World University Rankings 2021.

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  • Based in Malaysia with campuses in Kampar and Sungai Long
  • More than 120 academic programmes at affordable fees
  • Professional recognition and accreditation of its programmes

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