General Physics, Short Course | Boston University | Boston, United States
1 months
3380 USD/full
3380 USD/full
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The General Physics programme is offered by Boston University.


Calculus-based introduction to basic principles of physics, emphasizing Newtonian mechanics, conservation laws, and thermodynamics. 

The General Physics programme is offered at  Boston University.

For science majors and engineers, and for premedical students who seek a more analytical course than CAS PY 105/106. 

Interactive, student-centered lectures and laboratory. Students must register for two sections: lecture and a laboratory. 

Programme Structure

Topics included:

  • Scientific Inquiry
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Critical Thinking
  • Teamwork/Collaboration

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 1 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • BU Alert phone number
This number is used to notify you of a University-wide emergency. You can update your Alert Number on the Student Link, “Personal” tab, under the “Address and Phone” option.
  • Financial obligation
Students are required to settle their Student Account by the payment deadlines set for each academic term. A hold will be placed on accounts that are not settled, which will prevent future registration activity until the payment is made.
  • Immunization
Massachusetts law requires all full-time students and all international students to be immunized against a number of diseases in order to attend the University. Students must obtain these immunizations to remain in compliance.
  • Local address
In order to comply with the safety regulations of the City of Boston, students must provide a current local address. You can view and update your local address on the Student Link, “Personal” tab, “Address and Phone” option.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3380 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3380 USD for the full programme during 1 months.
  • National

    3380 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3380 USD for the full programme during 1 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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