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Physics with Astronomy BSc (Hons)

University of Surrey

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Stag Hill

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Why choose this course**Our BSc and MPhys Physics with Astronomy courses will teach you about our place in the cosmos. You’ll learn about cutting-edge theories of the origin of the Universe and life itself, and have the opportunity to carry out original research with leading scientists in the field.We’re home to fantastic astronomy facilities, including our own teaching and outreach telescopes that you’ll use to get hands-on observation experience, as well as high-performance computing and GPU clusters.A unique aspect of both courses is our placement programme:As part of our BSc course, you can take up a paid year-long placement in an industry research laboratory or company, gaining valuable industry-relevant experience as part of your degreeOn our MPhys course you will take up a year-long research placement that can be in one of our world-leading research groups, or at one of our partner institutions all over the world.**What you will study**Our Physics with Astronomy courses will teach you the core elements of traditional physics – from classical mechanics and electromagnetism to quantum mechanics.You’ll then specialise in astrophysics, studying the formation and evolution of stars, planets, galaxies and the Universe as a whole. You will learn about the search for life beyond Earth, gravitational waves, and the nature of dark matter and dark energy.You’ll also be able to carry out a research project within one of our world-leading research groups.You can apply to study for either a BSc or an MPhys, a direct route to a masters qualification. If you study for an MPhys, you’ll spend a year doing research before returning for a final year of masters-level modules.You may have the option to switch to a BSc or MPhys during your studies.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : ABB

Overall: ABBWe do not include General Studies or Critical Thinking in our offers.Required Subjects: Mathematics and Physics.Applicants taking the Science Practical Endorsement are required to pass.

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University information

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University of Surrey

  • University League Table

    34th

  • Campus address

    University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH, England

The University of Surrey has over 140 nationalities in its international community.
38% of the university’s student population is from outside the UK.
Surrey has over 90 university partners across the globe.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 49 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    145 63%

    29th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    12th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    23rd

    3

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