Bachelor of Science in Physics

Program Description

Learning how the physical world works is fascinating. It is also useful. Physics will hone your thinking ability, and help you to develop high level analytical and problem solving skills. In Otago’s Physics department you will get to study with some of the country’s top physicists. Our research informed teaching draws from a broad spectrum of expertise areas including geophysics, optics, energy science, atomic physics, electronics, and quantum theory. An Otago degree in Physics will give you multiple future options. You could work in high-tech areas such as electronics, laser technology, smart materials, healthcare, analytics, or telecommunications.

You might find yourself working for a company developing new products or services, relying on your know-how to come to grips with the complex physical problems of the real world. By combining your study of Physics with another subject you could move into any number of specialist fields. For example, a Physics degree with particular emphasis in acoustics, combined with a music degree, might lead you to becoming an acoustics expert for a construction or architectural company.

Admission Requirements

  • Indian Students:-Minimum overall average of 75% in the All India Senior School Examination (CBSE) or Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) with a minimum of 70% in English.
  • Bangladesh, Iran, & UAE Students:-One year of successful study at a recognised institution of university standing, or successful completion of a University of Otago Foundation Year programme or equivalent.

IELTS Requirements

Listening Reading Writing Speaking Overall
5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 6


  • Yearly tuition fee is given

Course Features
  • Country New Zealand
  • City Dunedin North
  • State Dunedin
  • Course Duration 3 Years
  • Application fee 0 NZ$
  • Tuition fees yearly 39,235 NZ$
  • Cost of Living per year 20,000 NZ$
  • Starting dates February & July
  • IELTS (Total) 6
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