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BSc Physics with Theoretical Physics / Overview

Year of entry: 2016

Degree awarded
BSc
Duration
3 years
Typical A-level offer
A*A*A - A*AA (to include Physics and Maths and exclude General Studies)
Typical International Baccalaureate offer
Overall score of 39 - 38 with HL grades of 7,7, 6 - 7,6, 6 (to include Physics and Maths) 

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
For entry in September 2014 there were 270 places/1200 applicants.
How to apply
Apply through UCAS .
Apply through UCAS
UCAS course code
F345
UCAS institution code
M20

Course description

Physics with Theoretical Physics is aimed at students interested in the more mathematical and theoretical aspect of physics. The course provides a solid grounding in all aspects of physics, both theoretical and experimental, although a significant amount of practical work is replaced by lecture courses and project work in theoretical physics. In the first two years, you study the topics of advanced mechanics, advanced mathematics and computational physics. In third year, you study in more depth topics of particular interest to you, for example, quantum theory, electrodynamics and general relativity.

It is possible to transfer to the 4-year MPhys course at the beginning of your third year.

Fees

Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2016 will be £9,000 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £20,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Scholarships/sponsorships

Faculty Excellence Scholarship awarded to outstanding Overseas applicants. Physics Entrance Scholarship awarded to Home/EU applicants who achieve 3 A*s or the EU equivalent.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Physics and Astronomy
Contact name
Val Brennan
Telephone
+44 (0)161 306 9220
Facsimile
+44 (0)161 275 4297
Email
Website
http://www.manchester.ac.uk/physics
Academic department overview
See: About Us .

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