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Fundamentals of Natural Sciences
for Technology.

Are you interested in Natural Sciences and Engineering but do not want to commit to one particular subject yet? Then the new Bachelor’s degree program NaSciTech (Fundamentals of Natural Sciences for Technology) is the right program for you. The curriculum consists of courses in chemistry, mathematics and physics, helping you to build a solid foundation in these three subject areas. The first four semesters give you an opportunity to explore these subject areas in detail – you then specialize in one particular area during the fifth and sixth semester of the program.

The Bachelor's degree program NaSciTech is not only for new students at the JKU who wish to pursue an academic degree but have not yet decided on a particular subject area. Even if you wish to consciously acquire broader, scientific knowledge, NaSciTech is the right program for you. Graduates are well-educated and highly qualified pursue variety of professional careers, particularly those requiring interdisciplinary skills and the ability to think critically and assess problems.

 

Your Benefits

  • Broad knowledge in Natural Sciences for competitive edge in the job market
  • Solid, base-knowledge education with numerous opportunities to specialize in different subject areas
  • Start during the Summer Semester after military service and/or transfer to another degree program

Bachelor's Degree in
Fundamentals of Natural Sciences
for Technology

Degree

Bachelor of Science (BSc)

Duration

6 Semesters

ECTS

180 Credits

Language

German and partially in English

Program Objectives, Job Opportunities, Career Prospects

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

  • Comprehensive base-knowledge education in Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics
  • Expert guidance to learn how to work in a chemistry and physics laboratory
  • Learn how to create technological impact assessments, gauging the social and environmental impact for both the long and short-term
  • Apply scientific strategies in natural sciences to everyday-life issues
  • Basic programming skills
  • Soft skills to learn how to work independently, draft evaluations, communicate effectively, and be an active part of an interdisciplinary team

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates of the JKU’s Bachelor’s degree program “Fundamentals of Natural Sciences for Technology” are highly qualified to pursue professions in the areas of chemistry, mathematics, and physics. Your benefit: One educational academic degree program combining broad, theoretical expertise with hands-on training, making you a highly sought-after graduate by a wide variety of companies.

ADVANCED DEGREES AT THE JKU

After completing your undergraduate degree, you can continue your education by pursuing an advanced degree:

Additional extension programs are currently in the planning stages. In the future, conventional graduate degree programs as listed below will be included:

Recommended Study Plan

As part of the Bachelor’s degree program, students are required to complete courses totaling 180 ECTS credits in the following areas:

SEMESTER S1 S2 S3 S4 S5 S6
Fundamentals in Chemistry x x x x    
Fundamentals in Mathematics x x x x    
Fundamentals in Physics x x x x    
Supplementary Subject Programming   x   x    
Select a Specialization: Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics       x x x
Autonomous Coursework         x  

Bachelor's Thesis

          x

See the Download Center below or contact the Office of Studies Information and Academic Advising (SIBS) for detailed information about the program.

Admission Requirements

  • Admission requirements to the Bachelor's degree program: General higher education entrance qualifications (such as an Austrian “Matura” diploma); see jku.at/studium for more information about the admission requirements or contact the Admissions Office.
  • Students from AHS schools from the 7th class onward may take university-level courses during the last two years of high school.
  • Academic credit can be transferred from some high school courses and count toward the degree program at the university.

Still Have Questions?

Do you need help registering or do you have questions about the program? Contact the JKU's Office of Student Information and Academic Advising (SIBS)!