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Physics with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Course summary**- Prepare for the degree with an extra foundation year at the start.- Gain mathematical and mathematical modelling skills to describe the multiple aspects of the physical world.- Achieve the confidence and ability to formulate and solve problems in physics and beyond.- Gain a firm basis for conducting physics research in a range of theoretical and practical areas, including the skills to manage a project.- Participate in rigorous intellectual training that engenders an interest in current developments at the frontiers of the subject.Develop the skills and attributes for a career in physics or any professional occupation requiring confident, innovative, organised, numerate, analytical and strategic thinkers with strong communication and interpersonal skills.**How you learn**The course is suitable if you don’t meet the entry requirements for our BSc (Hons) Physics course, or you want extra preparation before starting degree-level study. You share the first year with other engineering, maths and physics foundation year students, then move on to the degree.We have designed a balanced mix of activities to develop you as a professional physicist and enhance your future career prospects.**You learn through**- lectures- tutorials- seminars- laboratory sessions- problem-based and practical activity-based sessions- group and individual project work- acting as mentors for other studentsIn the foundation year, you’ll study the fundamental mathematical and scientific principles that you’ll need at undergraduate level, and apply them to a range of different topics. You’ll learn through many of the same techniques used on the degree course, and familiarise yourself with Sheffield Hallam and its facilities — ensuring that you’re ready to hit the ground running.**Applied learning****Work placements**You will have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your third and fourth years. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career. Although optional, a placement is actively encouraged it is virtually guaranteed to have a transformative effect and will significantly improve your employability at the end of the degree.**Live projects**You have the opportunity to set up your own business venture or engage in real-life projects with external clients.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,995per year

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UCAS Points : 80

This must include at least 32 points from one A level or equivalent BTEC qualifications. For example:CDD at A Level.MMP in BTEC Extended Diploma.A combination of qualifications, which may include a maximum of one AS level, EPQ and general studies

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

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