Bachelor in Physics

The Bachelor in Physics is taught in English. This degree programme develops critical thinking, rigour and creativity, preparing students for present and future industry needs

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What are the admission requirements?
• High-School with a minimum average of 80%; (General Stream); 75% (Advanced stream/ Elite Stream/ Science stream or equivalent)
• Recent EmSAT-Math with a minimum score of 800(Following MOE regulations, the EmSAT exam is required for specific applicants; please refer to the MOE’s website for more details)
• Recent EmSAT-English with a Minimum score of 1250, or valid Academic-IELTS 5.5, or valid TOEFL-IBT 71

Q. What does the course curriculum cover?
A. Over three years, students will partake in lectures, problem solving sessions, laboratory sessions, projects, internship, written technical reports and oral presentations. A language course has been integrated to expand our student’s capacity in this area, which will stand them in good stead for further study or international careers in physics. History of sciences, career planning and introduction to engineering courses are also part of the programme

Q. What is the course duration and schedule?
A. 3 years

Q. What are the opportunities after finishing the bachelors degree?
A. The Bachelor in Physics helps students launch successful careers in engineering, research and development, teaching and other professions. Jobs can include an engineering associate or research assistant in a laboratory, work for a government institute or major industrial firm, journalists in science and popular science and a sales representative for technical products

Q. Where is the degree recognized from?
A. The degree is awarded by Sorbonne University in Paris and recognized by UAE (CAA)

Q. Are there any scholarships?
• Emirati citizens receive the H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan scholarship grant covering tuition fees for the programme and a foundation year (if any)
• For non-Emirati students, academic excellence scholarships are offered, covering up to 75% of the tuition fee

Q. What is the application deadline?
A. 3 July 2022

With a strong foundation in physics and mathematics, the Bachelor in Physics encourages critical thinking, problem solving and innovation. Students are prepared for further study or international careers in engineering science or in the many different fields of physics.

The numerous laboratory sessions and the hands-on projects help students to understand the concepts studied, and train them as future scientists and experimenters.

The Sciences and Engineering Department maintains close collaborations with the Masdar Institute, Cleveland Clinic, the UAE Space Agency, FANR and other institutions and companies, which will increase our student’s exposure to real-world expectations and interests

Why choose
Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi

  • World-class international higher education
  • Academic excellence scholarships and preferential rates available
  • Degrees accredited by UAE (CAA) and France
  • State-of-the-art campus, modern library facilities, sports centre
  • On-campus student accommodation
  • Industry links and career support


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