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Physics with Astrophysics MPhys (Hons)

University of Leicester

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  • Qualification

    Master in Physics (with Honours) - MPhys (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 - 5 Years

Course summary

This four-year degree expands on the Physics with Astrophysics BSc to prepare you for high-level entry into industry. It’s also a solid base for pursuing PhD research.We run the longest established Physics with Astrophysics degree in the UK, on which you will be able to explore topics ranging from the lives and deaths of stars to the formation of galaxies, and from the search for exoplanets to the discovery of black holes.All our Physics students study the same core of fundamental physics and maths, based on Institute of Physics (IOP) 'core of physics' material. This includes classical mechanics, waves and fields, electromagnetism, special relativity, thermodynamics, quantum and atomic physics.By choosing the Physics with Astrophysics degree you will study these alongside specialist astrophysics options and take part in research projects covering the major areas of astrophysics research, working with the members of the School’s two astrophysics research groups.What's the difference?Our three-year BSc degrees provide an excellent route to a very wide range of careers in industry and businessOur four-year MPhys degrees are aimed at students considering a career or further training in scientific researchTransfer between BSc and MPhys degrees is possible during your first and second years (subject to meeting the required end-of-year mark). It is also possible to transfer between different Physics degrees as long as you have taken the required number of options. Staff in the School will be available to offer help and advice.

Application deadline

15 January

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University of Leicester

  • University League Table

    40th

  • Campus address

    University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 7RH, England

More than 4,000 international students call Leicester home, sharing their cultures, faiths and ideas with each other and with students and staff across campus.
Leicester is in the centre of England with great transport links, making it easy to explore the whole country while studying there.
Want to explore further afield? Leicester has great European links – with one change of train, Leicester students can be in Paris by lunchtime.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    25th out of 50 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    135 60%

    38th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88.0 88%

    17th

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.48 90%

    2nd

    5

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