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  • Qualification

    Master of Science (with Honours) - Msci (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

You will learn about the fundamental building blocks and forces of nature and how quantum physics and relativity help us understand the world around us, from the infinitesimal scale of particle and nuclear physics to the cosmic scale of galaxies and the Universe.Year one gives you a comprehensive grounding in physics and mathematics. In year two you will develop a fundamental understanding of the principles of physics, including practical work in the laboratory and computational physics. Flexibility and choice are key features of a Bristol physics degree, and you are usually able to transfer between courses in the first two years.In your final year you will undertake a major project or dissertation, working in a research group with a staff member. Our students' final-year projects address questions at the frontiers of our research fields, and the most successful have been published in scientific journals.You will join a friendly department with a very active, award-winning student society. We encourage you to develop a broad range of skills, including the experimental, theoretical and analytical skills needed for a career in research and industry. Our physics graduates have an excellent record of employment, a testament to the value that employers place on these skills.The course is accredited by the Institute of Physics.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 24,700per year

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A level : AAB - A*AA

Standard offer: A*AA including A*A (in any order) in Mathematics and Physics.Contextual offer: AAB including AA in Mathematics and Physics.Please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/contextual-offers/ for more information about contextual offers.

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University information

University of Bristol

  • University League Table

    14th

  • Campus address

    University of Bristol, Senate House, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, Bristol, BS8 1TH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 49 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    177 77%

    14th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    12th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    36th

    4

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