Applied physics is at the heart of society. It forms the basis of many of the products we use in everyday life. If you are passionate about understanding the reasons for natural phenomena and the technologies that surround us, in addition to being able to apply reasoning and physical theory to real projects and practices, this is your Bachelor's degree, and Nebrija University is your destination.
Master quantum computing, artificial intelligence, scientific simulations in aeronautics, nanotechnology, control engineering, econophysics and the development of new medicines. This program includes simulation projects for systems such as aeronautics, the automotive industry, medicine and autonomous machines, thanks to the support of top-level international companies and institutions, which develops a multidisciplinary profile in students, adapted to new tools and market technologies.
The expertise of Spanish graduates in physical disciplines has always been of a very high level and has ensured them an easy insertion into the working world, always tailored to their skills and knowledge. In recent years, more and more physicists have made their contribution, both in the world of basic physics research and in various other scientific fields, in whose development they take part through their methodological contribution: science and environment, industry, computer science, technology, economics, diagnostic research techniques and medical therapy, historical research and conservation techniques in the field of cultural heritage.Read +
This boom in employability is due to the explosion of data science and automation in services and industry that requires profiles with deep scientific-technological knowledge, as well as skills, such as critical analysis, complex problem solving, reasoning, self-learning and use of technology, which are developed by the students of this degree. These skills are among those determined to be of incremental importance and within the “top 15” skills for 2025 by the World Economic Forum in its Future of Jobs Survey 2020.
With just 9.2%, workers trained in natural, chemical, physical and mathematical sciences are among those with the lowest unemployment rate according to 2020 data extracted from the INE's Labor Force Survey (EPA) on the influence of the sector and level of training in the labor market.
In other words, not only does the Physics graduate not have to worry about unemployment, but they find employment in the most varied fields and in all of them their qualities are valuable and appreciated.
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Nebrija University and the Official Association of Physicists of Madrid (COFIS) come together to offer comprehensive and quality training to future graduates in Physics. This is an agreement with the professional association that allows students and graduates to interact with their association from the beginning of their studies. The agreement takes into account mutual academic and professional counsel, exchange of professionals and collaborations in the development of joint projects.
Student profile: Those interested in studying and obtaining the Bachelor's Degree in Applied Physics must have:
• Baccalaureate-level knowledge of physics and mathematics.
• Aptitude for logical reasoning.
• Ease of understanding and reasoning about abstract models that generalize the particular aspects of practical cases.
In addition to these aspects, regarding their personal attitude, it is recommended that students:
• Have creativity, imagination and desire for innovation.
• Be organized and methodical learners.
• Be receptive, practical and open to improvising solutions.
• Have the ability for teamwork, communication, be able to lead, as well as a good ability to adapt to different areas.
• Be determined to dedicate themselves to continuous learning, with intellectual curiosity to stay up-to-date on recent advances in science and technology.
Graduate profile:The profile of graduates in Applied Physics is that of people prepared to experiment, analyze and apply the knowledge acquired regarding natural phenomena in interdisciplinary teams of companies, industries and consultancies, as well as in R+D+I units.
These profiles will be able to:
• Establish theories to solve science and technology problems using mathematical and computational knowledge.
• Contribute and assume scientific challenges with an open and flexible mentality, both in the academic and professional environment, based on critical reasoning.
• Work in an international and interdisciplinary environment.
• Learn independently or pursue postgraduate studies to delve into and/or specialize in different fields related to physics, computing and engineering.
Official degree: Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Physics
Center responsible:Higher Polytechnic School
Branch of knowledge: Engineering and Architecture
Places offered: 45
Total Credits 240 credits.
Minimum 12 ECTS credits and maximum 90 ECTS credits per enrollment and academic year
Academic year it was implemented: 2022
Type of teaching: Classroom attendance
Academic Regulations: General student’s regulations. Credit transfer and recognition. Regulation of student participation. Common procedures for carrying out the Final Research Project
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All our degrees and curricula have been prepared in accordance with the new guidelines set by current legislation, having already been verified by the National Agency for Quality Assessment.
The student must take 240 credits
The recognition of 6 credits will be arranged according to the different activities that the student carries out throughout his/her degree. They will be awarded for university cultural activities, sports, student representation, solidarity and cooperation, and/or for attending one of the following subjects: Human Rights and Corporate Social Responsibility.
A program whose objective is to favor the practical training of the students, under the continuous supervision of the Department of Professional Careers of the University, the academic department corresponding to the degree and the company or collaborating institution where the internships are carried out. We provide advice on the choice of internships and follow-up and tutoring, always taking the student’s professional orientation into account.More information on Internships in Companies
This project involves the development of research tasks regarding different subjects by the student under the advice of one or several professors of the Department and, occasionally, professionals from the business world. For this, the student has the possibility to choose a project from among those offered.
Through the transversal subjects you will be able to complement your education and complete your CV in a practical, collaborative and fun way.
It is a voluntary program with no added cost. Upon completion, you will be provided with a diploma.Access all the information
Nebrija University, which is committed to languages and quality, provides the student with added value with the Diploma in English Professional Communication, which will allow him/her to achieve with confidence the competence demanded to successfully join the labor market.
It corresponds to level C1.More information here
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The basic competences for bachelor's degree studies according to RD 1393/2007, of October 29, modified by Royal Decree 861/2010, of July 2, are the following:
In order to establish the general competences of the degree, the general objectives defined in the White Book of the Bachelor's Degree in Physics (ANECA, 2004) have been taken as a reference and adapted.
The list of specific competences for the degree takes as references the White Book of the Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics (ANECA, 2004) and the report “The integration of Mathematics studies in Spain in the European space of higher education”, prepared by the CRUE Mathematics Group, and published as a supplement to the Gazette of the Royal Spanish Mathematical Society (RSME) in its volume 6, number 2 of 2003. They have been adjusted to the profile of the graduate in Applied Physics from the Antonio de Nebrija University, and are the following:
For the purposes of pre-admission and admission, the evaluation of the candidate will be done with a scale ranging from 0 to 10 points, taking into account the following criteria and percentages:
This test consists of a personality assessment test that explores the emotional, intellectual, social and norms and values areas of each candidate student of the Bachelor's Degree in Applied Physics at the Antonio de Nebrija University.
The English level test consists of a written exam with multiple-choice questions, oral and written comprehension, and use of the language, and lasts 60 minutes. They can be taken face-to-face or online, and are carried out in computer rooms on each campus, with professors from the Institute of Modern Languages.
With the aim of facilitating the acquisition of knowledge in the English language, the Vice-Rector’s Office of Academic Organization and Faculty has made available to its students the "Diploma in English Professional Communication" to guarantee their proficiency in the English language, facilitating, in the future, their integration and professional mobility in any national and international environment.
In order to know the students' real level of knowledge in the English language, the Institute of Modern Languages conducts a language placement test. Based on the results of this test, students are placed at the level that corresponds to them to obtain the "Diploma in English Professional Communication", which students will take simultaneously to the chosen Bachelor's Degree.
It will not be necessary for the candidate to take the language placement test if they submit a document that proves their level of English. The accreditation of the level will be validated through the official diplomas established by the table of certificates accepted by ACLES. Valid for one year.
It is a multiple-choice test and consists mainly of specific content related to mathematics at the secondary school level, as well as questions on logical reasoning.
As a strategy to know the applicants’ characteristics, the academic department will try to determine if the candidate has enough motivation, training and knowledge, skills, aptitudes, communication skills, extracurricular activities and future interests necessary to be admitted to the Antonio de Nebrija University as a student if the Bachelor's Degree in Applied Physics. Generally, it is the coordinator of the degree who conducts this interview and establishes a first contact with the candidate. In this way, the candidate identifies the coordinator of the degree as a reference even before entering the university.
The Admissions Committee will meet as necessary, and will communicate the result of the admission to the candidate through email, telephone and letter so that they can proceed with the enrollment.
Graduates in Physics are professionals who are very well prepared and sought after in the working world, to the point that these graduates show an unemployment rate that is one of the lowest of all Spanish degrees. The education received produces versatile professionals, accustomed to the analysis and modeling of complex situations, which gives them a good ability to solve problems of various kinds. Some of the competences of physics graduates that are valued by employers, and also by graduates once they are in the labor market, come not only from the breadth of their knowledge in Physics, but from more cross-cutting aspects, such as: the ability to analyze and synthesize, the possibility of a quantitative approach, of problem solving or the ability for quick self-learning in an even more rapidly evolving technological environment.
Graduates in Applied Physics find employment in industry, laboratories, research centers, and educational institutions:
Nebrija University and its Higher Polytechnic School have more than 3,500 collaboration agreements with the best companies and institutions in each sector for training internships. Below is a selection of companies with a current agreement that could incorporate students of the Bachelor's degree in Applied Physics, among others:
The commitment of Nebrija University to the academic requirement, training in leading companies and institutions, innovation in multidisciplinary programs and international projection, places the University in the top positions of the most important rankings.
The International Ranking QS Stars awards Nebrija University the maximum score in the quality and satisfaction of students in teaching, employability of the graduates and the internationalization of the institution.
The national rankings also recognize Nebrija University as the first Spanish university in teaching and second in employability, highlighting its performance in research, knowledge transfer and internationalization.
The Bologna Declaration formalized the principles on which the European Higher Education Area should be based: quality, mobility, diversity, competitiveness and employment growth.
From this, Nebrija stands as an academic model of reference, educating students with excellent individual behavior, interaction with their environment and motivated by and for constant and continuous training. The Nebrija Institute of Professional Skills works every day to achieve the differentiation of our students through the development of attitudes and skills.
The main objective is for students to achieve the best of themselves through the development and empowerment of their personal skills and resources through personal self-knowledge.
In addition, some of the professional skills that are worked on within the three seminars are those related to interpersonal skills and active communication skills and negotiation, indispensable for our students to know how to transmit ideas, to argue them, to provide information and opinions in an adequate, clear and convincing way.
Within what will be their work performance, other aspects such as teamwork, conflict resolution and project management ability will be worked on.
In the third block, skills worked on are those aimed at increasing the student's employability. They will work with tools and techniques for job searching, and perform tasks that achieve in the student a greater use of their personal skills.
For all this we have currently active experts in selection of people, professionals dedicated to personal and professional training and professionals dedicated to the world of communication and the arts.
In this way, and in a complementary way to his/her specific training, we help the student create a differentiating pattern in the social and business environment in which he/she will be immersed when he/she finishes his/her studies.
Session that addressed the challenges and opportunities of mathematicians and physicists in the digital age, interdisciplinarity, innovation and technology, as well as the bachelor's degrees in Applied Mathematics and Applied Physics (and its double degree) launched by the Nebrija University's Higher Polytechnic School.
Nebrija University held Welcome Sessions aimed at new face-to-face bachelor's degree students for the 2022-2023 academic year.
The sessions took place on September 7, 8 and 9 and in them the students got to know the University, professors, departments, facilities and colleagues who will be part of their university life.
Nebrija University named biochemist Carlos López-Otín a doctor honoris causa last Friday, November 18, in a ceremony that took place in the Conference Hall of the Madrid-Princesa Campus, and had Cristina Garmendia, president of the Cotec Foundation, PhD in Biological Sciences and former Minister of Science and Innovation, as the sponsor.
La pasión tiñó la atmósfera del acto de apertura del curso académico 2022-2023 en el Campus de Madrid-Princesa de la Universidad Nebrija. Estuvo presente en los gestos y en las palabras de los discursos de las personalidades académicas y en el título de la lección inaugural –Pasión por las matemáticas. De los grandes descubrimientos al descubrimiento de teoremas– pronunciada por Pilar Vélez Melón, catedrática de Matemáticas y directora del grupo de investigación Matemáticas y sus aplicaciones.Ver Noticia