James Boswell Cursus | VWO Physics for IB Students
Boswell-Bèta offers access courses and exams for students who want to enter higher education in the Netherlands.
The VWO Physics course covers the physics curriculum of the Dutch high school system. The term VWO refers to the level of the education, the highest of the Dutch secondary education system, comparable to the Greek General Lyceum or German Gymnasium.
This course is organized throughout the year as an 8-week intensive program, with daily session of 3.5 hours (5 days a week). In total it includes 40 sessions, which include 2 midterms and 4 to 5 days of preparation for the final exam.
- Oscillations, waves & wave characteristics
- Acoustic waves
- Electricity & electric field
- Magnetic field & electromagnetic induction
- Pressure, fluids & gases
- Thermodynamics (introduction)
- Modern Physics
- Radioactive decays, radioactivity & characteristics
- Mathematical models
This special VWO Physics Course for IB students is planned during the academic year in parallel with the students' school activities. The courses will be organized in blocks (autumn and winter / spring). This way students will not have to participate in a fast-paced program after school.
The course will prepare you for the official James Boswell Physics Exam in the Spring. Participating students will be registered for this admission exam. It is possible to write the exam in person in Utrecht (if required) or online. The result of the exam can be used in the admission process of 2023. Please note: Always consult the admission office of the university for admission requirements and possible deadlines.
The course fee includes the study materials including the Binas English Book and the study book, access to the study lab homework sessions and the exam registration following the course.
End of registration period
You can register up to August 31st 2022.