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Physics with Theoretical Physics BSc (Hons)

University of Nottingham

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    University Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This accredited course focuses on the sophisticated theoretical techniques and applications of modern physics. You will develop an advanced understanding of physics with in-depth mathematical study. You can focus on a specialist area that interests you, with optional modules on topics ranging from nanoscience to astronomy. Our students go on to further research at postgraduate level, or to work in industries such as engineering, aerospace, IT, and finance.Our teaching has been given the highest rating of Gold by the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017. You may recognise some of our staff from the popular Sixty Symbols YouTube channel.We are proud that research undertaken within the School, by Professor Sir Peter Mansfield, was recognised with a 2003 Nobel Prize for the invention of Magnetic Resonance Imaging body scanners. This technology has already helped more than half a billion people worldwide. More recently, our use of quantum technologies to understand how the brain works is changing the way that neurological conditions are detected and treated.- Accredited by the Institute of Physics- Joint 3rd for research quality in physics in the UK (Research Excellence Framework 2014)- Flexibility to transfer between most physics courses

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 25,000per year

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A level : A*AA

Including Mathematics and Physics with at least one of these subjects achieving A* plus one other academic subject at A level, or equivalent, excluding General Studies, Critical Thinking and Citizenship Studies. A pass in the practical element is required for this qualification if assessed separately.

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University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
The university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham in September every year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 49 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    164 71%

    19th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    12th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    22nd

    18

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