International Studies Abroad ®est. 1987


Physics & Mathematics -University of Glasgow

During the Summer 1 program at the University of Glasgow, students can choose between taking a Physics or Math courses.

The International Physics Summer School consists of two consecutive 4-week modules with a laboratory component. It is an intensive course that introduces fundamental concepts of physics in the areas of dynamics and relativity, waves and sound, thermal dynamics (Module 1), as well as geometrical & wave optics, electromagnetism and quantum phenomena (Module 2).

Mathematics students will take three consecutive courses covering linear algebra, differential equations, and a cultural component covering the city of Glasgow and the origins of the modern world.


Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.00.

Minimum Admissions Prerequisites

There is no language prerequisite for this program.

Students must have at least a sophomore standing (second-year) at their home university at the time of participation.

Students interested in the Physics track should have a GPA of at least 3.0 and have completed two sequential courses of single variable calculus with a minimum grade of a C. They should also have competence in basic calculus as well as algebra, geometry, and trigonometry.

Course Information

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations


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