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Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    F300

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    20th

  • Subject Ranking

    13th

    6 (Physics & Astronomy)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    169

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    85

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.24

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

Our distinctive three-year BSc Physics degree will provide you with a robust education in modern physics. You will learn the core tools of relativity, quantum mechanics and electromagnetism, and how these theories can describe the universe precisely – from galaxies to subatomic particles. Our degrees are designed to offer flexibility and choice. You’ll be able to choose optional modules in each year of study to pursue your interests. And, there’s flexibility to move between the BSc and MPhys degrees up until the end of the second year. You’ll have access to exceptional research-grade facilities, including a rooftop observatory and specialist photonics labs. Our degrees are a passport to vocational and non-vocational careers alike, with recent graduates employed in roles ranging from physicists and engineers, to actuaries and statisticians, scientific journalists and medical researchers.Physics at Southampton has been placed in the top three in the Russell Group for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) for the last four years*. We're also ranked fourth in the Russell Group for course satisfaction by the Guardian University Guide 2020.This course is accredited by the Institute of Physics. *Not all Russell Group universities are returned in the NSS every year"

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF)
  • Extended Project
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5

Grades / Points

ABB–AAB

Details

AAB-ABB including grades AA-AB in mathematics/further mathematics and physics, with a pass in the physics PracticalorABBC including grades AB in mathematics/further mathematics and physics, with a pass in the physics PracticalOffers typically exclude General Studies and Critical Thinking. ‘Use of mathematics’ A level is not a substitute for ‘mathematics’ A level. Applicants may be invited to visit the department and have an optional interview; an optional interview may lead to a lower offer.

Tuition Fees

This section explains how much you will need to pay in tuition fees to study this course at this university. Fees vary by country of residence so make sure you select which country of residence applies to you.

£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

20th

About this University

The University of Southampton dates back to 1862: located on the south coast of England, it is close to the New Forest and the Isle of Wight. The main campus is north of the city centre, near to a large managed woodland. There are excellent road, rail, sea and air links and London is just over an hour away by train.

Address

Main Site - Highfield Campus

Highfield

Southampton

SO17 1BJ

UNITED KINGDOM