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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

If you have a passion for physics this course will provide the theory and practical experience needed to understand important physical phenomena. Classes cover diverse topics such as particle physics, climate change and quantum information, while in the laboratory you will perform experiments to investigate quantum behaviour, understand atomic processes and measure the Earth’s magnetic field. You will learn from academic experts in areas such as nanostructured devices, renewable energy and soft matter. You will also have the possibility of a placement year undertaking research in a company or national physics laboratory. The course is recognised by the Institute of Physics (IOP), a quality standard to reassure you that you are studying on the best degree. The IOP estimates that, on average, physics graduates earn £3,000 more than graduates from other subjects; this is because physics is rooted in problemsolving, something that employers will always require.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,500per year

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UCAS Points : 120

From a combination of acceptable Level 3 qualifications which may include: A-level, BTEC Diplomas/Extended Diplomas, Scottish and Irish Highers, Access to HE Diplomas, or the International Baccalaureate.Find out how many points your qualifications are worth by using the UCAS Tariff calculator: www.ucas.com/ucas/tariff-calculatorSubject Requirements:Grade B in A-level Mathematics and Physics, or recognised equivalents. GCSE Requirements:Applicants will need Maths and English Language at minimum grade 4/C, or an equivalen

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University information

Northumbria University, Newcastle

  • University League Table

    52nd

  • Campus address

    Northumbria University, Northumberland Building, Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 8ST, England

Students from around the world come to Northumbria for its reputation in law, design, engineering, business and architecture, amongst others.
Northumbria has an international community of students from over 130 countries, and decades of experience in welcoming students to the city of Newcastle.
Northumbria is one of the leading new universities in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    44th out of 49

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    133 58%

    36th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    61 61%

    44th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.50 90%

    3rd

    15

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