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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Theoretical physics uses mathematics and its applications to figure out how nature works: rationalising, explaining and predicting natural phenomena. Choose this programme to specialise in the theoretical and mathematical aspects of physics, with less emphasis on experimental work. You’ll take core modules leading to a knowledge of advanced mathematics, quantum theory and special and general relativity, essential for describing the physics of particles and gravity.Taking your studies further, you’ll choose from option modules dealing with exciting phenomena ranging from elementary particles to models of the universe as a whole. You’ll also have access to modules reflecting the School’s full range of expertise across physics and astronomy.The advanced numerical, problem solving and research skills you'll develop are highly valued across academia, industrial research and the corporate sector.Your programme includes modules taught by staff from the School’s prestigious Centre for Research in String Theory, one of the foremost research groups in string theory in the world.In your final year, you’ll undertake an independent research project, supervised by one of the School’s theoretical physicists.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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25,150per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : ABB

To include A level Maths and Physics with one being at grade A.Excluded subject: General StudiesPlease note:You will also be excepted to achieve a Pass grade in the practical endorsement for any of the following A levels - Biology, Chemistry, Physics - if taken with one of the Awarding Bodies in England.

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University information

Queen Mary University of London

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary is truly inclusive, with 170 nationalities represented on its campuses.
Queen Mary students can enjoy the security and friendliness of campus life while living in one of the world’s most exciting cities.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with its academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    41st out of 50 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    138 61%

    34th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    46th

    21
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    46th

    4

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