Bachelor Degree

Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Applied Physics (Instrumentation)

Programme Overview:

This programme equips students with the knowledge in physics and instrumentations, and operational technical skill, which would lay the foundation for applications in various industrial areas. Students will go through training in the applications of physics and instrumentations, computer simulations, designing virtual instruments using Labview and handling advanced equipment such as thermal evaporator and atomic force microscope. This programme would lay the foundation for future applied physics innovators in material sciences, instrumentations, biomedical and healthcare equipment designers.

Academically, this programme has adequate coverage in its core physics contents, and graduates are well prepared to continue their post-graduate studies in physics, locally or overseas. Additionally, they can also pursue post-graduate studies in cross-disciplinary fields such as nanoscience, biophysics, chemical physics, medical physics, and geophysics.

Industries employing physicists are varied:

  • Aerospace and defence
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Engineering
  • Instrumentation
  • Manufacturing
  • Oil and gas
  • Science and telecommunications
Entry Requirements:

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Programme Outline:
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Physics Laboratory
  • Physics II
  • Thermodynamics
  • Thermodynamics Laboratory
  • Classical Mechanics
  • Electromagnetism
  • Electromagnetism Laboratory
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Solid State Physics
  • Solid State Physics Laboratory
  • Optics
  • Optics Laboratory
  • Physics of Semiconductor Devices
  • Circuit Theory
  • Electronics
  • Electronics Laboratory
  • Introduction to Microcontrollers
  • Programming Concepts
  • Virtual Instrumentation
  • Control Principles for Instrumentation
  • Scientific Instrumentation
  • Sensors and Actuators
  • Algebra and Calculus
  • Mathematics for Science I
  • Mathematics for Science II
  • Public Speaking
  • Project
  • Industrial Training
Elective I (Choose 1):
  • Materials Science I
  • Computational Methods in Physics
  • Independent Study
  • Mathematics for Science III
Elective II (Choose 1):
  • Applied Electrogmagnetism
  • Photonics and Laser Physics
  • Materials Science II
  • Energy Science
  • Special Relativity
Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:

English Language, Tamadun Islam dan Asia, English for Communication, Hubungan Etnik, English for the Profession, Entrepreneurship, Bahasa Kebangsaan A, Contemporary Malaysian Issues, Co-curricular

Note: General College Curriculum and Liberal Arts requirements must be fulfilled for Campbell University BS Degree programme

Career Prospects:
  • Research & Development Personnel
  • Semiconductor Test Engineers
  • Semiconductor Design Engineers
  • Instrumentation Engineers
  • Biomedical Devices Engineers