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Physics (with a year in Industry) BSc (Hons)

University of York

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Physics is the study of the fundamental forces of the Universe, understanding the nature of waves and particles, and the structure of matter.

You will gain a thorough grounding in physics, scientific principles and methods. You'll investigate subjects like nano systems, semiconductors, fusion plasmas, biophysics, and quantum computing.

You'll learn to analyse real-life problems, write scientific reports, communicate complex concepts, and design and perform experiments.

Work with world-renowned physicists with access to unique facilities like our Astrocampus and the York Plasma Institute. On graduation, you’ll possess key career skills demanded by employers across a huge range of sectors.

Accreditation

Our Physics courses are accredited by the Institute of Physics, guaranteeing the standard of our teaching and learning. Completing this degree will put you on track to becoming a Chartered Physicist.

Year in industry

Our industrial placements allow you to gain practical, real world experience, enhancing your degree and enabling you to make informed choices about your future career.

Career opportunities

Our graduates are working as:

  • accelerator physicist
  • engineer
  • scientist
  • financial coordinator
  • IT analyst and consultant
  • teacher
  • electrical engineer
  • environmental modeler
  • accountant

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 24,000per year

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

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University information

University of York

  • University League Table

    18th

  • Campus address

    University of York, Heslington, York, York, YO10 5DD, England

Inspiring teaching from eminent researchers who bring real-world expertise into their subjects, equipping students for the global workplace.
Dedicated international support, including funding opportunities, immigration advice, welcome communities, Maths and Writing Skills Centres, and much more.
Home to over 20,000 students from more than 150 countries, creating a diverse, inclusive community that offers a lifelong global network.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    21st out of 50

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    152 67%

    24th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92.0 92%

    9th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    21st

    6

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