Physical Aspects of Nature
Area of Study
Life Sciences, Natural Sciences
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
OverviewThis subject provides an introduction to motion, waves and optics, thermal effects, properties of solid and fluid matter, electrical and nuclear concepts, with a view to developing an appreciation and understanding of how to describe and model the physical aspects of nature. The material is presented with particular focus on applications in the medical, biological and environmental sciences. The subject integrates, as key components, hands-on laboratory work and the analysis of experimental data.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
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.