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MPhys Physics with Philosophy / Overview

Year of entry: 2016

Degree awarded
MPhys
Duration
4 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
F3VM
UCAS institution code
M20

Course description

This course provides a solid grounding in all aspects of physics, both theoretical and experimental. However a substantial amount of laboratory work is replaced by lecture courses and project work in philosophy. Typical course units forming the Philosophy stream include: Moral Philosophy; Theory of Knowledge; Philosophy of Science and Ethics. The works of Spinoza, Wittgenstein and Aristotle might also be studied. You undertake a major project in an area of physics and philosophy in your fourth year as well as choosing from a diverse range of philosophy and physics fourth year course units.

It is possible to transfer to the 3-year BSc 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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