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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Gilmorehill (Main) Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    11-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Physics is the experimental and theoretical study of matter and energy and their interactions, ranging from the domain of elementary particles, through nuclear and atomic physics, to the physics of solids and, ultimately, to the origins of the universe itself. Studying with us offers you a fundamental understanding of the way the Universe works, brings you to the forefront of technology, and provides the opportunity to work in world-leading research groups.

The scientific knowledge and mathematical and analytical skills you acquire will equip you to work across a wide range of industries including aerospace, electronics, semiconductors, petroleum, communications, computing, medical physics, education, commerce and the civil service: both in scientific and administrative areas.

WHY STUDY PHYSICS ?

  • This degree programme is accredited by the Institute of Physics
  • Lectures are complemented by our observatory, planetarium and telescope facilities at our Garscube Campus
  • Many of our staff play leading roles in major international research projects, such as the Large Hadron Collider at CERN and the gravitational wave observatory LIGO
  • The school has two active societies - PhySoc and AstroSoc - run by students, for students

CAREER PROSPECTS

Employment prospects for physics graduates are very good. The scientific knowledge and mathematical and analytical skills you acquire will equip you to work across a wide range of industries including aerospace, electronics, semiconductors, petroleum, communications, computing, medical physics, education, commerce and the civil service: both in scientific and administrative areas.

ACCREDITATION

All programmes containing physics are accredited by the Institute of Physics.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 23,950per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : BBB - AAB

Additional requirements: A-level Mathematics and Physics.

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University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 49 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    222 97%

    3rd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    83.0 83%

    19th

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    27th

    12

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