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Physics with Foundation Year MPhys

University of Southampton

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    F305

  • 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

    MPhys

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

This one-year full-time course is integrated with a further four-year undergraduate degree, and will equip you with the knowledge, skills and attributes needed to successfully meet the challenges of our MPhys Physics degree.It is aimed at those who are highly motivated but who don’t have the traditional qualifications of UK mathematics and physics A Levels. Successful completion of this Foundation Year guarantees progression to one of seventeen subject areas, including Physics. You will study full time through a combination of lectures, workshops, tutorials, and independent study, with three hours of laboratory practical work each week.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma
  • Pearson BTEC Diploma (QCF)
  • Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF)
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • AQA Level 3 Technical Level (720 glh)
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma

Grades / Points

ABB

Details

If you have not taken the correct A-Level subjects required for direct entry (i.e. mathematics and normally a second required subject e.g. physics) then you will usually need a Foundation Year. Please refer to our website for further details. We are committed to ensuring that all students with the potential to succeed, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply to study with us. The additional information gained through contextual data allows us to recognise a student’s potential to succeed in the context of their background and experience.Students who are highlighted in this way will receive additional scrutiny during confirmation of results

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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These are the tuition fees you pay if you are resident in England

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