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UNDERGRADUATE STUDY OF PHYSICS

Title of the study: Undergraduate Study of Physics
Study holder: Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek
Performer of the study programme: The Department of Physics
Duration of the study: Three years (6 semesters)
ECTS credits: The proposed undergraduate study programme proposes a minimum of 180 ECTS credits.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Candidates, who have completed a four-year secondary school and passed the final state examination according to current conditions and procedures and in accordance with the Law, can enroll in the Undergraduate Study of Physics.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of the proposed study programe the candidate will develop following competencies:

PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES
  • The ability to formulate and to construct basic equations and their use in solving problems, explaining natural phenomena and principles of work of selected devices and instruments.
  • The performance of laboratory work in the context of applied physical laws and the evaluation of causal relationships with the given contents.
  • The practical application of concepts and mathematical formulation of physical laws in understanding of physical phenomena in nature, as well as solving simple tasks.
  • Handling of measuring instruments and devices (assembling electronic chart, compiling experiments to verify certain physical laws).
  • The application of acquired knowledge in the field of ICT in the process of researching and solving practical tasks.
  • The application of the principles and methods of programming in solving tasks by using specific programming languages.
GENERAL COMPETENCIES
  • Development of written and oral communication skills and professional expression when writing reports and public appearances.
  • Applying of the acquired knowledge in the treated areas; the self-expanding of knowledge.
  • Working in teams and respecting other people’s opinions addressing the terms of reference.
  • Behaving in accordance with the conducting rules in the laboratory and in accordance with the general rules of safety.
  • Understanding the impact of physics and computer science in the development of science and technology.
  • Gaining critical and self-critical reasoning in applying new technologies with regard to sustainable development.
LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of the proposed study program the candidate will be able:

  • To apply the concepts and laws of mechanics, heat, electricity, magnetism and optics to solve various numerical and / or conceptual problems.
  • To perform accurate measurements and display the results in tables and graphs.
  • To process statistically and interpret the results within the context of applied physical laws and evaluate the causal relationships with the given contents.
  • To apply basic concepts of theoretical (classical mechanics, electrodynamics) and modern physics (statistical physics, condensed matter physics, quantum mechanics) in solving various numerical and / or conceptual problems.
  • To define, describe and evaluate the basic concepts of analysis and data processing, programming, architecture and organization of computers, databases, algorithms and data structures.
  • To apply the basic tools of web design and web programming in the area of personal work.
  • To highlight the impact of physics and computer science in the development of science and technology
POSSIBILITIES OF CONTINUING THE STUDY

Bachelors can continue their studies at the teaching Graduate Study of Physics and Computer Science at the Department of Physics, University of Osijek, or some other graduate programme in the Republic of Croatia after passing necessary exams.

PROFESSIONAL OR ACADEMIC TITLE AWARDED UPON COMPLETION OF STUDIES

Bachelor of Physics

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