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Mathematics and Theoretical Physics MPhys (Hons)

University of St Andrews

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UCAS CODE: FGH1

Course options

  • Qualification

    Master in Physics (with Honours) - MPhys (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    06-SEP-21

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

Mathematics - Mathematics will teach you to understand complex patterns and structures, and develop the tools with which to analyse them. Whether these patterns relate to physical or biological phenomena or the structure of mathematics itself, the primary aim is to describe, categorise, and understand the processes involved. Students of Mathematics will acquire the analytical techniques, clear logical thinking and deductive reasoning necessary to explore some of these fascinating areas of research.

Theoretical Physics MPhys - The Integrated Masters in Theoretical Physics will allow you to explore the fundamentals of this central science, from classical dynamics to the intriguing theories of quantum mechanics and relativity, and how these and other underpinning ideas may be applied in fields such as quantum optics, condensed matter, quantum field theory, and applications of quantum physics. The final year contains a number of advanced modules that have strong links with the School's research programme. The project is full time for the final semester, and is usually with one of the School's research teams. The Theoretical Physics degree programme allows you to access opportunities to develop your knowledge and skills (including computational and lab work) and to build competencies that will be useful in a wide range of careers, both in research and development in physics-based industry and in areas such as finance and management.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 25,100per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : A*A*A

To include A* in Mathematics and A in Physics.Subjects excluded: Citizenship Studies, Critical Thinking, Global Perspectives and Research (GPR) and General Studies.

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University information

University of St Andrews

  • University League Table

    3rd

  • Campus address

    University of St Andrews, College Gate, St Andrews, KY16 9AJ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    3rd out of 72

    2nd out of 49 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    232 98%

    2nd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    6th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.35 87%

    8th

    19
  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    224 97%

    3rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    91 91%

    2nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.52 90%

    2nd

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