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Physics with a Professional Placement BSc (Hons)

University of Kent

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    17-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Physics reaches from the quark out to the largest of galaxies, and encompasses all the matter and timescales within these extremes. At Kent you will you will learn from academics making the discoveries that shape our world and play a part in this research yourself. Upon graduation you will have acquired the practical experience and scientific knowledge as well as develop a wider range of skills that open the door to careers in a range of fields including aeronautics, finance and manufacturing.**Choose Physics at Kent because:* our new curriculum is based on research and the demands of industry, ensuring your course is innovative and up-to-date.* we have a strong focus on your future career and how to get you there as well as gaining valuable transferable skills.* you receive extensive practical training in our industry standard laboratories and ensure that you see how the science you learn in the lab can be applied to the real world * our flexible approach means you can tailor your degree once you’re here to suit your interests and career path * your lecturers are active researchers and innovative teachers, so you are taught the most up-to-date science in a stimulating and supportive environment You spend a year completing a professional placement in the UK or abroad, putting into practice the skills you’ve learnt and gaining further valuable experience of real-world applications of Physics. Many placements pay a salary and you’ll gain relevant experience which will benefit you in your final-year studies and when applying for jobs after graduation. This degree programme introduces you to a range of introductory modules such as Mechanics and relativity and thermodynamics as well as computing skills and mathematics, before progressing to more specialist topics including quantum and atomic physics. You’ll also be able to choose from specialist modules in your final year including optics, medical physics and nuclear physics.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

University of Kent

  • University League Table

    50th

  • Campus address

    University of Kent, Recruitment and Admissions Office, Registry, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, England

With a global reputation for academic excellence, first-class research and teaching, Kent offers a superb education and memorable student experience.
Kent welcomes students from 152 countries. 21% of students are from Europe and overseas, creating a diverse and supportive community.
Located in historic and inspiring locations that have the continent on their doorstep, you’ll be part of a global community and supported every step of the way.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    39th out of 50 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    124 55%

    39th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84.0 84%

    29th

    7
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    23rd

    13

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