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 Bachelor in Physics

Trains graduates with a solid and comprehensive knowledge that encompasses both mechanics, electromagnetism, optics, thermodynamics and statistical physics such as quantum physics, condensed matter physics, atomic physics and physics of the nucleus and of elementary particles. The degree also has a strong component in experimental physics. Graduates in Physics are able to perform scientific tasks in laboratories and research centres and technical functions and consulting in the industry, hospitals and financial ​companies.​



Academic degree:
  • Bachelor (Bologna 1st cycle degree)
6 curricular semesters
Gualtar Campus, Braga (UM)
Main Scientific area:
  • Physics


    School of Sciences
    Campus de Gualtar
    4710 - 057 Braga

    Tel: +351 253604390 Fax: +351 253604398






Access forms

The access to this Cycle of Studies can be done through the following ways:
- Application for National Access to Higher Education Admissions;
- Application for Special Access to Higher Education Admissions;
- Application for Local Access to Higher Education Admissions;
- Application for Special Access to Higher Education Admissions;
- Application for Access to Higher Education Admissions through Re-Entry, Change and Transfer of Course.

Formal requirements

Entrance Testing

19 Mathematics
07 Physics and Chemistry
19 Mathematics
02 Biology and Geology
19 Mathematics

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Study Plan

Regime Curricular Unit Scientific Area ECTS
Year 1 60
S1 Calculus (EC) M 6
S1 General Chemistry QUI 6
S1 Introduction to Experimental Physics Fis 6
S1 Introduction to Modern Physics Fis 6
S1 Linear Algebra and Analytical Geometry EC M 6
S2 Complements of Calculus and Analytical Geometry M 6
S2 Laboratory of Modern Physics Fis 6
S2 Languages for Numeric Computation I 6
S2 Newtonian Mechanics Fis 6
S2 Vectorial Calculus M 6
Year 2 60
S1 Physics of Continuous Media Fis 6
S1 Analytical Mechanics and Waves Fis 6
S1 Complex Analysis M 6
S1 Electromagnetism Fis 6
S1 Newtonian Mechanics Laboratory Fis 6
S2 Laboratory of Electromagnetism and Optics Fis 6
S2 Laboratory of Thermodynamics Fis 6
S2 Optics Fis 6
S2 Quantum Physics I Fis 6
S2 Thermodinamics and Statistical Physics Fis 6
Year 3 60
S1 Complements of Electromagnetism Fis 6
S1 Computational Physics Fis 6
S1 Electronics and Instrumentation in Physics Fis 6
S1 Quantum Physics II Fis 6
S1 Opção UMinho 6
Academic English LINGL 6
Bilingualism Psi 6
Collaboration for a Sustainable Development in the Digitalization Era EGI 6
Diversity in Psychology Psi 6
Education and Creative Global Citizenship CEd; EstCur 6
Education, Citizenship and Human Rights ED 6
Environmental, Social and Economic Sustainability CS; EG; ENG; Cie 6
Introduction to the Russian Language and Culture ELG 6
Introduction to the Spanish Language and Culture 6
Inventories Management G 6
Mathematics Behind Things M 6
Photographic Literacy from Physics to Message Fis 6
Psychology of Adult Development and Aging Psi 6
Substances that Changed the World QUI 6
Topics in Astronomy and Cosmology Fis 6
S2 Atomic Physics Fis 6
S2 Condensed Matter Physics Fis 6
S2 Introduction to the Physics of the Nucleous and Particles Fis 6
S2 Research Project Fis 12


A3ES Accreditation status:
Resolution publication date:
Registry number at Ministry:
R/A-Cr 41/2015
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