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Physics with Space Science MPhys

University of Southampton

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  • Qualification

    Master of Physics - MPhys

  • Location

    Main Site - Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Fuel your fascination for space and the technologies we use to investigate it. As well as studying the fundamentals of physics, you’ll explore a range of space-related fields, including the essentials of astronomy, spacecraft design and space weather. You’ll be prepared for a wide range of careers, from fundamental research to commercial space activities. With the global space market set to increase rapidly, your skills will be in high demand.You will have access to exceptional research-grade facilities, including a rooftop observatory. We also provide an exciting opportunity in the second year; our top students visit La Laguna University in Tenerife to participate in a design study of a scientific spacecraft.Your degree will open the door to a wide range of careers, with recent graduates employed in roles ranging from physicists and engineers, to actuaries and statisticians, scientific journalists and medical researchers. Many students go onto further study. Physics at Southampton is ranked 3rd in the UK for graduate career prospects in the Guardian University Guide 2022.This course is accredited by the Institute of Physics.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 22,760per year

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A level : AAB - AAA

Typical Offer: AAA-AAB including grades AA in mathematics/further mathematics and physics, with a pass in the physics Practicalor AABC including grades AA in mathematics/further mathematics and physics, with a pass in the physics PracticalIf you are taking an EPQ in addition to 3 A levels, you will receive the following offer in addition to the standard A level offer:AAB including mathematics/further mathematics (minimum grade A) and physics (minimum grade A), with a pass in the physics Practical, plus grade A in the EP

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University information

University of Southampton

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton is proud of its inclusive global community and welcomes students from over 130 countries, including 6,800 EU and international students.
Southampton's Students' Union (SUSU) has over 40 cultural and international groups that help with social connections for international communities.
Specialist careers support and paid Year in Employment and internship opportunities prepare international students for their future.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 50 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    151 67%

    25th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86.0 86%

    24th

    15
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    24th

    7

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