James Boswell Course | VWO Exam Physics (Examen)

The VWO Physics exam covers the entire Dutch VWO Physics programme. The James Boswell exam will test the topics G1 (biophysics) and G2 (geophysics) from the list of required optional topics. For more information, consult the translation of the programme.

Topics include:

  • Mechanics
  • Optics
  • Oscillations and waves
  • Electricity
  • Electric fields
  • Magnetic fields
  • Induction
  • Pressure
  • Fluids and gases
  • Heat
  • Radioactivity
  • Nuclear energy
  • Light waves
  • Model of the atom
  • Sensors and automatic systems
  • Numerical methods in mechanics


You will have to identify yourself during the exam. A photo ID is required: Passport, EU-Identity card, or EU-driving licence.

James Boswell Examens are held on various locations in Utrecht. You can find the specific location below. General information on the location and addresses can be found at the general exam page under the examlocations heading. If the location is to be announced, it will published on this page on a later date.

Summer Course
It is possible to take a preparatory course during the James Boswell Summerprogramme.

You can register up to five work days before the examdate.

VWO Physics - Exam August 2019
VWO Physics - Exam November 2019



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20.06.2019 De Bèta4all cursussen 2019-2020 staan nu online.



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