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Physics (research placement) MPhys

University of Sussex

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  • Qualification

    Master of Physics - MPhys

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**About the course**This course is for you if you’re an academic high-flyer. It offers you the exciting opportunity to work on a cutting-edge research project here at Sussex each summer and get funding to cover your living expenses during that time. You’ll join our experts and immerse yourself in world-class research. From exploring the smallest particles to the overall structure of the universe, you’ll have the opportunity to work on any of our areas of expertise. In your integrated Masters year you’ll also develop advanced physical skills through working further with one of our expert departmental research groups. Once you’ve joined us, you’ll have the opportunity to specialise in what inspires you most:• Physics • Astrophysics • Theoretical Physics You’ll be part of a close community – our lively Physics Society arranges regular social events. Our building is a real hub of activity. You’ll have all your practical sessions in our modern teaching laboratories. Outside the classroom, you can study or catch up with your friends in our popular student spaces.**Accreditation**This course is accredited by the Institute of Physics.**MPhys or BSc?**We also offer this course without the research placements, as five-year MPhys with an industrial placement year, as a four-year BSc with an industrial placement year, or as a three-year BSc.**About Sussex**Sussex graduates change the world. Our students become the leaders of the future, making discoveries, improving lives and changing things for the better.Study with us to join a welcoming and inspiring community of staff and students from more than 140 countries.**Location**We shape the world from a fantastic campus on the UK’s beautiful south coast.We are the only UK university surrounded by a national park, so you can step off campus to explore the hills and woodlands of the South Downs. The vibrant, colourful and creative seaside city of Brighton & Hove is just nine minutes away.With Brighton voted the happiest city in England for students, (Student Living Survey, Sodexo, 2018) there can be few better places to study.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 22,550per 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 : A*AA

A-levels must include both Mathematics and Physics, with grade A* in one and grade A in the other. The A-level in 'Use of Mathematics' is not acceptable.Any applicants who are unsuccessful when applying for the MPhys in Physics (research placement) will automatically be considered for our other MPhys degrees.You should have a broad range of GCSEs grade 9-4 (A*-C), including good grades in relevant subjects.

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University information

University of Sussex

  • University League Table

    40th

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Situated on the sunny South Coast, the iconic city of Brighton is only one hour from London with excellent travel links to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
The sector leading business school offers a complete understanding of management, owing to Sussex’s interest in policy and expertise in science and technology.
One of the most international universities in the UK, Sussex welcomes students to join its friendly community of 150+ nationalities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 49

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    147 64%

    27th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    30th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    24th

    6

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