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BSc Physics with Philosophy / Overview

Year of entry: 2017

Degree awarded
BSc
Duration
3 years
Typical A-level offer
A*A*A -A*AA (to include Physics and Maths). We would normally require a pass in the Physics Practical Assessment in the newly reformed Physics A Level.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer
39 points overall, with 7,7,6 in Higher Level Subjects (to include Physics and Maths) 

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants

For entry in September 2016 there were 270 places/1200 applicants.

How to apply
Apply through UCAS .
Apply through UCAS
UCAS course code
F3V5
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.

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 2017 will be £9,250, subject to government regulations on fee increases.. Future inflationary increases will be applied to each subsequent year of the course, subject to government regulations on fee increases. Tuition fees for international students will be £21,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Physics and Astronomy
Contact name
Val Brennan
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 4210
Facsimile
+44 (0)161 275 4297
Email
Website
http://www.manchester.ac.uk/physics
Academic department overview
See: About Us .

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