Physics Department

Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Physics and Maritime Management

Key Feature

Code                               PX301

Modules                        33
Duration                       3 years

Registration                 Opening Dec. 2023

Teaching                       Distance learning
Credits                           180
Tuition Fees                $4,500/yr

The Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Physics and Maritime Management, is an inherently multidisciplinary field that brings together Physics and Maritime Management fields.  All the Physics graduates go on to graduate and professional school in fields such as physics, astronomy, engineering, Maritime, computer science, medical physics, medicine, law and finance. The graduates can be found working in a variety of fields under titles such as physicist, engineer, analyst, consultant and maritime shipping manager.


The Bachelor in Physics and Maritime Management will create students who:

  • Understand the fundamental areas of physics (mechanics, electromagnetism, and quantum mechanics)
  • Can apply the techniques of experimental physics, data reduction, error analysis, and computing
  • Adapt readily to new and fluid situations
  • Can communicate technical ideas
  • Learn new things
  • Function independently in a variety of fields
  • Are tenacious problem solvers

After graduation, the dregree Physics and Maritime graduates will use these skills to pursue advanced studies or to secure a professional position.

Learning Outcomes

Problem Solving – Physics majors and minors will be able to

  1. Organize and carry out solutions to long, complex physics problems.
  2. Decide on strategies to be used and assumptions that need to be made.
  3. Determine what constitutes sufficient evidence for a conclusion.
  4. Use both algebraic and geometric approaches in problem-solving.
  5. Computationally model the behavior of physical systems.
  6. Troubleshoot difficulties encountered in experiments or computations. 

Sense Making – Physics majors and minors will be able to

  1. Translate physical descriptions into mathematical equations, and conversely, explain the physical meaning of mathematical results.
  2. Examine intermediate results or other quantities that could be used to ensure a solution is physically reasonable.
  3. Identify what they don’t understand, and ask specific questions in order to gain understanding.
  4. Articulate where they experience difficulty; and take actions to move beyond that difficulty.

 Communication – Physics majors will be able to

  1. Write effectively using professional norms.
  2. Present work verbally using professional norms.
  3. Use graphs and diagrams to convey results.
  4. Write clear physical and mathematical arguments including effective use of equations.
  5. Collaborate with other students.

 Experiment – Physics majors will be able to

  1. Design an experiment to measure a given physical quantity.
  2. Make measurements on physical systems.
  3. Estimate sources of error in a measurement.
  4. Interpret measurements, taking into account the limitations of the measurements and the limitations of models.

Maritime Management – Maritime majors will be able to

  1. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding in the field of shipping and maritime management, structure and operation
  2.  Describe the functions of shipping companies, to understand the role of international organizations and Associations
  3. Identify and describe the major issues in the port management, handling of cargoes and documentation involved
  4. Be comfortable with the Maritime Terminology and Functionalities

Year 1 - Modules
1. Mathematics for Physicists I
2. Dynamics
3. Oscillations and Waves
4. Electricity and Magnetism
5. Astrophysics I
6. Robotics Lab I
7. Matter
8. Mathematics for Physicists II
9. Introduction to Shipping
10. Physics Applications in Shipping and Nautical Instruments
11. Computational skills for Physicists
12. Principles of Electronics

Year 2 - Modules
1. Electrodynamics
2. Thermal physics
3. Statistical Physics
4. Quantum Mechanics I
5. Optics
6. Introductory Condensed Matter Physics
7. Mathematical Methods in Physics I
8. Mathematical Methods in Physics II
9. Types of ships, Nationality of Ships, International Organizations
9. Programming Simulations
10. Advanced Classical Physics

Year 3 - Modules
1. Introduction to Marine Insurance, Chartering and Classification Societies
2. Law of the Sea I
3. Law of the Sea II
4. Voyage Charter, Laytime
5. Shipbrokers and Agents, The Baltic Exchange, Shipping Organizations
6. Atomic Physics
7. Advanced Mathematical Physics
8. Quantum Mechanics II
9. Advanced Mathematical Physics
10. BSc Dissertation


Entry Requirements

High School diploma, A-levels, GCSE, Foundation Year (or relevant) in Physics and Mathematics.

English language: GCSE English Language grade 4/C – IB grade 4 Higher Level. If your first language is not English, you will need an IELTS of 6.0 overall, with 5.5 in each component.

Basic Information Technology skills.


Efficient way of study 

Every video-lecture is supported by
a text-book which consists of the
speech-text and the Power Point Presentation

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STM - Hands on

We explore in detail the structure of Scanning Tunnelling Microscope (STM), which can “view” the atoms on a surface.
Way of study

Watch Videolectures


Assignment & Project


Final viva (live video)


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