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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

This is our broadest physics degree and gives you the opportunity to explore a wide range of areas in physics, from the nanoscale to the most energetic processes in the Universe.

As well as gaining a deep knowledge and understanding of physics, you’ll graduate with strong experimental, mathematical and computational expertise. You’ll also gain powerful problem-solving, analytical and critical thinking skills, preparing you not only for a career in physics, but for many other fields as well.

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.

Year abroad

Broaden your horizons by spending a year studying at a university abroad. You’ll experience another culture whilst studying a course that complements your studies at Bath. We currently have links with universities in North America, Australasia, Asia and Europe, including Purdue University, the University of Queensland, National University Singapore and the University of Helsinki.

Placement

As an MPhys student, you’ll be able to undertake a research placement in the final year of the course. You’ll spend six months (July to December) working in a research organisation of international standing, before returning to the University for the final semester. We have links with leading research organisations, including CERN, NTT Basic Research Laboratories (Japan), European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (France) and Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.

Prepare for your future

A physics degree will enable you to work within a wide range of careers such as scientific research and development, engineering, finance, IT, telecommunications or renewable energies. Many graduates also go on to postgraduate study in preparation for academic or industry-based research careers.

Application deadline

15 January

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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 130 nationalities are represented among nearly 4,000 international students.
Extra support is offered to students when they arrive, including collecting them from Heathrow Airport and organising a welcome programme of events.
English language support is available to non-native English speakers, helping them to continue building 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

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