Departmental History                     

Department of Physics was established on 28th November 1998. The department was run by Daw Tin Tin Than from 15.3.199 to 1.2.2000, Daw Htay Htay Myint from 2.2.2000 to 13.11.2008 and  Daw Phyu Phyu Khaing from 27.10.2009 to 24.2.2016. Now, Daw Than Than Htay  is the Head of department. She has been assigned to the post since 25.2.2016.

Departmental Objectives

On Successful completion of this course, the student will be able to-

  1. Describe the basic concepts and fundamental principles in physics.
  2. Apply relevant physical laws in nursing procedures and the health care services.
  3. Explain the use of electrical instruments and the function of electrical equipment for nursing procedures.
  4. Describe the advances in physics and their usefulness in modern medicine

Undergraduate Courses

First Year B.N.Sc (Generic) Course

First Year Nursing  and Midwifery Diploma Course 

 Curriculum (Physics)

 First Year B.N.Sc (Generic) Course


  1. Mechanics and properties of matter
    • Physics of body mechanics
      • Equilibrium and torque
      • Clinical application of force of gravity and friction
      • Elasticity
    • Machine
      • Principle of simple machines
      • Application of lever principle to movement of human body and mechanics of some surgical and medical instruments
      • Application of pulleys and inclined plane
  1. Heat
    • Internal energy, heat and temperature
    • Chance of phase and their applications
    • Relative humidity
  2. Wave Motion and sound wave
    • Interference, standing waves and beats
    • Intensity of sound, Ultrasonic sound
    • Doppler effect
    • Human audiogram, hearing aids
  3. Light
    • The physics of vision
    • Principle of optical instruments and its applications
    • Visual defects and their corrections
  4. Electricity
    • Static electricity in a hospital and antistatic precautions
    • Current electricity , the physiological effects of current, micro shock hazards
    • Bioelectricity
    • Electronics
      • the uses of cathode ray oscilloscope, electron microscope, ultraviolet microscope, electronic thermometers, electronic pacemaker
  1. Modern Physics
    • Atomic Physics
      • Danger of X-ray and their prevention
      • Applications of X-ray
    • Nuclear Physics
      • Radioactivity, radioactive decay and half-life
      • Effects of ionizing radiation
      • Measurement of radiation exposure
      • Laser


  1. Slide caliper
  2. Simple pendulum
  3. Surface tension
  4. Sonometer
  5. Refraction at plane surface


Practical performance                  10%

Practical test                               20%  

Mid-term examination                  30%

Final Examination                        40%


Teaching Faculties (Physics)


Head of Department

Daw Than Than Htay                

 B.Sc (Hons:) M.Sc (Physics)

Former Heads

Daw Phyu Phyu Khaing 2008 - 2016
Daw Htay Htay Myint 2000 - 2008
Daw Tin Tin Than 1999 - 2000
Assistant Lecturers  
Daw Sandar Hnin B.Sc (Q); M.Sc (Physics)
Dr. No No Htike

B.Sc (Hons:), M.Sc (credit), M.Res, PhD (Physics)