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Mathematics and Physics BSc (Hons)

University of Bristol

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

If you love the challenge of thinking through a maths question and the satisfaction of having solved a difficult problem, but also appreciate the applications of mathematics in areas of physics and want access to the exciting and specialised subjects offered by the School of Physics, then this joint honours course can offer you both.Your mathematics study will focus on the areas of applied mathematics that are most linked to physics, such as the mathematical modelling of physical problems, quantum mechanics and random matrix theory. You will also cover a range of topics in physics, such as special relativity, electromagnetism and superconductors.In the first and second years of this course the units are fixed so as to provide a balanced exploration of mathematics and physics and the connection between them.In your third year you will have freedom to select from a wide variety of relevant units to focus your studies on what interests you most. You can also choose from a physics project or dissertation in one of our cutting-edge research areas, a group project with an industrial partner, or an educational project with a local school.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 24,700per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : AAB - A*AA

Standard offer: A*AA including A* in Mathematics and A in Physics.Contextual offer: AAB including AA in Mathematics and Physics. Please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/contextual-offers/ for more information about contextual offers.

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University information

University of Bristol

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    University of Bristol, Senate House, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, Bristol, BS8 1TH, England

Bristol is one of the UK’s leading research universities, with a curriculum informed by the latest research and degrees taught by expert academics.
Around a quarter of Bristol students are international, with students from over 150 countries helping to create a friendly and diverse community.
The Careers Service offers advice, events and resources for international students during their studies and for up to three years after graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 72 1

    18th out of 50 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    175 73%

    17th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%

    26th

    17
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    53rd

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    171 75%

    13th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86.0 86%

    24th

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    37th

    1

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