We use cookies to ensure the best user experience and to serve tailored advertising. To learn more about our cookies and how to manage them, please visit our cookie policy

Close icon

Personalise what you see on this page.

Choose from the options below. We'll show you information based on your current location as default.


  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.


  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.


  • Undergraduate courses
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.
Viewing as a student from United States living in United States interested in Undergraduate courses

Pure & Applied Physics BSc (Hons)

University of Salford

Add to favourites

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**A degree in Pure and Applied Physics with Salford is a journey into scientific breakthroughs and technological innovations. This course is ideal if you have a non-standard mathematics background but are keen to pursue physics and develop your enquiring mind.**Our physics courses combine a fundamental understanding of the laws of physics that govern the behaviour of all systems from the very small to the very large, with applications in modern technologies underpinned by these laws. Accredited by the Institute of Physics, this course provides a grounding in physics combined with additional mathematics content. Over the three-year course, you will study the whole breadth of physics including classical physics, quantum physics, particle physics and relativity. Alongside this, you’ll apply further mathematical techniques and the use computing and programming to solve problems.Physics is widely considered to be a challenging subject, so at Salford we use small group teaching so that you feel fully supported and able to ask questions. This Pure and Applied Physics degree course is specially designed for students from a non-standard mathematics background. You will receive additional tutorial support during your first year - and a more relaxed assessment regime - to let you catch up without worrying about end-of-semester exams.Learning takes places in our Peel Park campus, minutes from bustling Manchester. A unique part of our physics degree is our emphasis on employer engagement. We consulted professional physicists from industry when we designed this course to ensure that the content is robust and will prepare you for the world of work. As a Salford physics graduate, you will have the skills to take you into a successful, exciting career.Features• Experience practical laboratory activities to reinforce your understanding of the laws of physics• Develop an understanding of specialisms, including nuclear and particle physics, Maxwell’s equation and quantum mechanics• Know how to use computing and programming to solve problems and conduct experiments

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

Information not available

Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University image

University of Salford

  • University League Table


  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

The University of Salford is a global institution, with over 3,000 international students from 150 countries studying at its historic campus near Manchester.
Salford is part of Greater Manchester: a friendly, diverse, affordable city region in the UK with many placement, internship and part-time work opportunities.
The University of Salford has awarded many scholarships over the last five years to support high-achieving international students from around the world.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    47th out of 49 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    120 52%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%



Is this page useful?

Yes No

Sorry about that...



Thanks for your feedback!