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Physics with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Surrey

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Stag Hill

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

Partnered with the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and home to superb facilities and internationally-leading research, the University of Surrey offers distinctive physics courses that are among the very best in the UK and reflect the diversity and excitement of the subject.Our BSc Physics **(with Foundation Year)** course offer you a flexible choice of modules across many different areas, covering both theoretical and applied areas of physics, from the key physics developed over centuries through to the current cutting-edge. Our course builds on the vast range of expertise among the academics in Surrey’s Department of Physics.In the National Student Survey (NSS) 2018 our physics courses were ranked top 10 in the UK for overall satisfaction.On our courses you will gain a thorough understanding of all the core elements of the subject – such as particle, nuclear and atomic physics; quantum mechanics; mechanics; and astrophysics – and choose optional modules that suit your interests. You can also switch between any of our specialist physics degrees during your first year, providing further flexibility.You may choose to take an integrated research year or Professional Training placement, giving you the opportunity to gain invaluable work and research experience, and a real head start whether you enter the job market or continue with postgraduate studies.This course is recognised by the UK Institute of Physics.We’re always looking to make it easier to access the education we offer, so we have launched the option of taking a degree with a foundation year.A foundation year is an extra year of study at the start of your course that leads in to a full degree programme. It’s a great option if:• You don’t have the grades for a full degree course• You have non-traditional qualifications or experience• You’re starting university after some time away from education• You’re looking for more support during the transition into university study.During a foundation year you’ll learn about your chosen subject, develop your study skills and get used to university life. On successful completion of your foundation year, you’ll be ready to progress to the first year of your degree course.As a foundation year student, you’ll be a full student of the University and part of our community. You’ll have access to all our campus facilities and support.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,400per year

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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.
35% 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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