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Theoretical Physics BSc (Hons)

University of Sussex

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**About the course**If you want to study fundamental physics and its underlying mathematical principles, this course is for you. You’ll learn from experts involved in international research projects in theoretical physics. Modules cover topics such as astrophysics, quantum information and atomic physics. You'll also gain in-depth knowledge of mathematics and computing. You have opportunities to work alongside our world-leading faculty on ground-breaking discoveries. This is through your final year project and various research placement opportunities. You are part of a welcoming and supportive community at Sussex. You'll develop transferable skills, get dedicated careers and CV advice, and have opportunities to meet potential employers. The university’s lively physics society also arranges visits to NASA and CERN.**Accreditation**This course is accredited by the Institute of Physics.**MPhys or BSc?**We also offer this course as a four-year MPhys. Find out about the benefits of an integrated Masters year.**About Sussex**Sussex graduates change the world. Our students become the leaders of the future, making discoveries, improving lives and changing things for the better.Study with us to join a welcoming and inspiring community of staff and students from more than 140 countries.**Location**We shape the world from a fantastic campus on the UK’s beautiful south coast.We are the only UK university surrounded by a national park, so you can step off campus to explore the hills and woodlands of the South Downs. The vibrant, colourful and creative seaside city of Brighton & Hove is just nine minutes away.With Brighton voted the happiest city in England for students, (Student Living Survey, Sodexo, 2018) there can be few better places to study.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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Entry requirements

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A level : ABB - AAB

A-levels must include Mathematics. Physics A-level is desirable, but we will consider applicants on a case-by-case basis without it. You should have a broad range of GCSEs grade 9-4 (A*-C), including good grades in relevant subjects.

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University information

University of Sussex

  • University League Table

    40th

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Students will join a welcoming community of academics and students from more than 140 countries, with internationalism at the university’s heart.
Research at Sussex challenges conventional thinking, seeking inspiring and creative ways to understand and solve global issues.
Situated on the south coast, the iconic city of Brighton is only one hour from London with excellent travel links to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 49

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    147 64%

    27th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    30th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    24th

    6

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