Department of Applied Physics and Engineering Mathematics

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Department of Physics (DFC)

The Department of Physics(DFC) is part of the Faculty of Science at the University of Johannesburg. The Department is at the Doornfontein​ Campus on the seventh floor of the John Orr Building, Doornfontein Campus.

New Four Year Degree 

Take advantage of the fourth industrial revolution with the University of Johannesburg's new Four Year Degree Programme in Applied Physics.

  • Applied Physics is the interface between fundamental physics and engineering science and cuts across all phenomena that are central to the existence of humankind. 
  • The Applied Physics degree at the University of Johannesburg will prepare students for a variety of exciting careers in Science and Technology and provide graduates with an innovative edge to take advantage of the immense benefits associated with the fourth industrial revolution. 
  • The degree provides a pragmatic balance between fundamental and applied physics aspects with strong emphasis on the development of problem-solving skills.
  • A strong emphasis on research at an undergraduate level serves to ensure that graduates are attuned to the latest scientific developments in applied physics.