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Physics with Year Abroad and Research Placement MPhys

University of Bath

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  • Qualification

    Master of Physics - MPhys

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

Apply the full breadth of physics to a wide range of astrophysical phenomena, including physics at its most extreme and the evolution of the Universe.This course will provide you with a solid grounding in physics, along with in-depth specialist knowledge of astrophysics. You’ll explore a range of astrophysical phenomena, including star formation, black hole growth and the expansion of the Universe.You’ll learn how to combine evidence from stellar and extragalactic astronomy to build consistent theoretical models of the evolution of galaxies. There will also be opportunities for you to carry out both observational and computational astrophysics projects.Topics covered include exoplanets, galaxies, cosmology, stars and stellar evolution, general relativity and high energy astrophysics.The Master of Physics (MPhys) degree gives you the opportunity to enhance and deepen your knowledge compared to BSc courses, particularly in topics at the forefront of research. You’ll study master's level units and carry out a major master's level research project, giving you ideal preparation for postgraduate study or a career in research.Put your learning into practiceOur courses are inspired by our research. Our academics who teach you carry out research in many different areas of theoretical and experimental physics. They bring the latest developments in physics into their teaching, and you can get involved by working with them on your own research project.Use specialist facilitiesYou’ll learn experimental and computing skills in our well-equipped teaching labs. You can carry out projects with research equipment and high-performance computers in our specialist research labs. We also have strong links to research facilities and observatories in the UK and around the world.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : A*AA

A level Typical offerA*AAA*AA in three A levels including Mathematics and Physics with A* in Maths or Physics (or Further Mathematics if applicable).If you are taking a GCE A level in a science subject, you will need to pass any separate science practical endorsement.A level Alternative offerAAAMost of our students will join us with three A levels, but you may have study beyond this (such as a project qualification or additional study in maths) which demonstrates your individual talents that will help you with your degr

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University information

University of Bath

  • University League Table

    9th

  • Campus address

    University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, Bath And North East Somerset, BA2 7AY, England

The University of Bath includes students and staff from all over the world. Over 140 nationalities are represented among 3,500 international students.
Extra support is offered to students when they arrive, including collecting them at Heathrow Airport and organising a welcome programme of events.
English language support is available to non-native English speakers to help them continue to build their language skills while they study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 49 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    180 78%

    13th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    9th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    33rd

    3

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